The Civil War (1861-1865): A History Podcast

In which we begin to trace the evolution of the federal government's ideas & policies about slavery & emancipation during the Civil War.

 

Direct download: CivilWar201.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 6:26pm MDT

In which we look at the aftermath of the 1862 Maryland Campaign, and we also set the stage for our discussion of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Direct download: CivilWar200.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 7:30pm MDT

In which we wrap-up our discussion of the Battle of Antietam, which took place on September 17, 1862.

Direct download: CivilWar199.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 6:13pm MDT

In which we look at the aftermath of the Federal assault on the Sunken Road, and also the Ninth Corps' capture of Burnside Bridge.

Direct download: CivilWar198.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 6:55pm MDT

In which we look at Round 2 of the fight for the Sunken Road, aka Bloody Lane, at the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862.

Direct download: CivilWar197.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 5:45pm MDT

In which we look at Round 1 in the fight for the Sunken Road, aka Bloody Lane, at the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862.

Direct download: CivilWar196.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 6:31pm MDT

In which we look at the final major combat on the northern part of the battlefield, as Greene's Federals gain a foothold in the West Woods near the Dunker Church.  Next week, the action shifts to the Sunken Road.

Direct download: CivilWar195.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 7:47pm MDT

In which we look at the ill-fated attack into the West Woods by John Sedgwick's division of Sumner's Second Corps at the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862.

Direct download: CivilWar194.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 6:36pm MDT

In which we look at the attack by Joseph Mansfield's Twelfth Corps against the north end of the Confederate line on the morning of Wednesday, September 17, 1862 at the Battle of Antietam.

Direct download: CivilWar193.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 4:07pm MDT

In which we continue our discussion of the attack by Hooker's First Corps at the Battle of Antietam on the morning of September 17, 1862.

Direct download: CivilWar192.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 7:08pm MDT