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

In which we continue our discussion of the events preceding the Battle of Pea Ridge, which took place in northwest Arkansas on March 7-8, 1862.

Direct download: CivilWar102.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 5:13pm MST

In which we set the stage for the Battle of Pea Ridge, which took place in northwest Arkansas on March 7-8, 1862.

Direct download: CivilWar101.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 6:31pm MST

In which we make a special announcement and share some news about the podcast.

Direct download: SpecAnn.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 10:31pm MST

In which we celebrate our one hundreth episode with a music special featuring over twenty songs that were popular during the Civil War.

Direct download: CivilWar100.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 7:51pm MST

In which we wrap-up our discussion of Sibley's New Mexico Campaign by looking at the Battle of Glorieta Pass (March 28, 1862).

Direct download: CivilWar99.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 3:05pm MST

In which we talk about the Civil War origins of Thanksgiving Day, and share a few things for which we're thankful.

Direct download: CivilWarTgiving.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 9:21pm MST

In which we continue our discussion of Sibley's New Mexico Campaign by looking at the Confederates' capture of Albuquerque & Santa Fe, the epic march of the First Colorado to Fort Union, and the engagement at Apache Pass (March 26, 1862).

Direct download: CivilWar98.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 6:12pm MST

In which we continue our look at Sibley's New Mexico Campaign by discussing the Battle of Valverde (February 21, 1862).

Direct download: CivilWar97.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 3:37pm MST

In which we set the stage for Sibley's New Mexico Campaign by discussing Texas's secession from the Union in February, 1861 and looking at "Baylor's Buffalo Hunt" (May-July, 1861). 

Direct download: CivilWar96.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 8:20pm MST

In which we talk a bit about Nathan Bedford Forrest's background and then take a closer look at his escape from Fort Donelson on February 16, 1862.

Direct download: CivilWar95.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 12:32pm MST