Civil War Language (How did soldiers talk?): The Civil War in Four Minutes
VIDEO | Have you ever found yourself reading through letters from Civil War soldiers and wonder, "what are they talking about?" Join Garry Adelman to learn about the plethora of Civil War words and phrases that leave us dazed and confused today! Garry Adelman is the Chief Historian of the American Battlefield Trust.
Garry Adelman sets the record straight on the pronunciation of many key terms from the Civil War era, including people and places. 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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