In this War Department™ episode, Garry Adelman discusses the fighting on an unpreserved* 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. *Update: The Civil War Trust preserved this land in 2015, thanks to our members.
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 Civil War Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.
Historian Garry Adelman describes the progression of the battles in the Eastern Theater throughout the Civil War. This video is part of the Civil War Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.
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