VIDEO | 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.
In this War Department™ episode, Garry Adelman discusses the fighting on an this now preserved 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.
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.
VIDEO | Historian Gary Gallagher discusses the pivotal 1864 presidential election and the ramifications it had upon the American Civil War. This video is part of the American Battlefield Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.
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?