American Battlefield Trust Director of History and Education Garry Adelman visits the North-South Skirmish Association's Spring Nationals. At the event, participants live fire Civil War era weapons, from revolvers to artillery, competitively.
VIDEO | Garry Adelman and Douglas Ullman, Jr. meet with Wayne Motts of The National Civil War Museum to look at artifacts owned by Captain Henry Fuller, who was killed in The Battle of Gettysburg. Adelman and Small also visit the site where Fuller took his final breaths.
VIDEO | Douglas Ullman Jr. explains the roles of sharpshooters and skirmishers, the soldiers that often times preceded the most pivotal battles in Civil War history. 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?
VIDEO | Civil War Trust staffer Douglas Ullman, Jr. explains and demonstrates the use of Civil War era small arms and armaments. This video is part of the Civil War Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.
Historian Garry Adelman explains why soldiers fought in "line of battle." 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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