In this War Department™ episode, Garry Adelman and Sam Smith of the Civil War Trust are joined by Wayne Motts of the National Civil War Museum, in Harrisburg, Pa., as they share the incredible story of Alonzo H. Cushing at the Battle of Gettysburg. Bearing with them Cushing's bloodstained leather belt, the trio revisits the spot where Cushing fell at the height of Pickett's Charge on July 3, 1863.
VIDEO | Garry Adelman and Douglas Ullman, Jr. meet with Wayne Motts of The National Civil War Museum to look at artifacts owned by Captain Henry Fuller, who was killed in The Battle of Gettysburg. Adelman and Small also visit the site where Fuller took his final breaths.
Douglas Ullman Jr. explains the roles of sharpshooters and skirmishers, the soldiers that often times preceded the most pivotal battles in Civil War history. This video is part of the American Battlefield Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.
You think you know Little Round Top? Licensed Battlefield Guides Garry Adelman and Tim Smith take viewers on a tour on some of the lesser known facts about the hill in this installment of the War Department™ video series by the Civil War Trust.
Living historian Frank Orlando describes the life and accomplishments of Robert E. Lee. This video is part of the American Battlefield Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.
Historian Jared Frederick explains the main points of President Lincoln’s address and what the speech meant to Americans. This video is part of the American Battlefield Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.
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