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Video: In4 Minutes

The In4 video series features historians discussing foundational topics about the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and Civil War. Videos are generally no more than four minutes long, and subjects range from a description of notable generals, to an explanation of artillery, to a description of the significance of the Western Theater, or Southern Campaign.

Emancipation Proclamation

Historian Hari Jones describes the series of events which led President Abraham Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. This video is part of...

The Gettysburg Address

Historian Jared Frederick explains the main points of President Lincoln’s address and what the speech meant to Americans. This video is part of the...

Women in the Civil War

Historian DeAnne Blanton discusses the crucial role that women played both on and off the field during the Civil War. DeAnne is a founding member of...

The Battle of Antietam

VIDEO | Historian Garry Adelman discusses the Battle of Antietam. This video is part of the American Battlefield Trust's In4 video series, which...