American Battlefield Trust President Jim Lighthizer, American Battlefield Trust Director of History and Education Garry Adelman, and Chief Historian at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Dennis Frye, explain battlefield preservation in this episode of the War Department™ video series by the American Battlefield Trust.
Historian Garry Adelman talks about just what it takes to become a Civil War Historian, and the many paths available to reach that goal. This video is part of the Civil War Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.
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.
Historian Tim Smith describes the different types of Civil War monuments. 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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