VIDEO | In this War Department™ episode, Garry Adelman discusses the fighting on an unpreserved* parcel at the heart of the Antietam (Sharpsburg) battlefield. Later, members of the Antietam National Battlefield staff comment on the importance of this piece of hallowed ground. *Update: The Civil War Trust preserved this land in 2015, thanks to our members.
Historian Garry Adelman provides a brief overview of the major battles and key turning points of the Civil War in 1862. This video is part of the American Battlefield Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.
In this War Department™ episode, Garry Adelman interviews National Park Service Rangers as they share stories of the Battle of Monocacy. This battle, fought July 9, 1864, bought invaluable time for the defenses of Washington, D.C. to be improved in response to a daring Confederate raid.
Featuring Park Ranger Keith Snyder as well as the Trust's own Garry Adelman, this War Department™ episode covers the varying command styles displayed on the Antietam battlefield and answers the age-old question: who won the battle?
Historian Garry Adelman describes the progression of the battles in the Eastern Theater throughout the Civil War. 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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