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Historian Pete Carmichael describes the process of finding, burying, and reburying the dead after battles. He also discusses the significance of having a “decent burial,” and efforts to lay soldiers to rest in military cemeteries in the years after the war. This video is part of the American Battlefield Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.