VIDEO | Jeff Richman explains the pivotal Battle of Brooklyn, which took place just weeks after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Historian Sam Smith explains the lifestyles and hardships of the generation that lived through the Civil War.
VIDEO | Jim Percoco describes the early years of the United States through the lens of the two major wars, the War for Independence and the War of 1812, that established and secured the American cause.
Historian Douglas Ullman, Jr. describes the day to day life of Civil War soldiers. 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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