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Civil War: 1862

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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. American Battlefield Trust
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Related Battles

Sharpsburg, MD | September 16, 1862
Result: Union Victory
Estimated Casualties
22,717
Union
12,401
Confed.
10,316
Shiloh, TN | April 6, 1862
Result: Union Victory
Estimated Casualties
23,746
Union
13,047
Confed.
10,669
Gainesville, VA | August 28, 1862
Result: Confederate Victory
Estimated Casualties
22,177
Union
13,824
Confed.
8,353
Fredericksburg, VA | December 11, 1862
Result: Confederate Victory
Estimated Casualties
18,500
Union
12,500
Confed.
6,000
Murfreesboro, TN | December 31, 1862
Result: Union Victory
Estimated Casualties
24,645
Union
12,906
Confed.
11,739