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

In which we look at the fight at the Brawner Farm, which took place on the evening of August 28, 1862.

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In which we look at Stonewall Jackson's capture of the huge Federal supply depot at Manassas Junction, and his subsequent march to the old battlefield of First Manassas nearby.

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In which we continue our march toward Second Manassas, looking at Stonewall Jackson's movement around John Pope's right flank.

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In which we continue our march toward Second Manassas by looking at how Robert E. Lee forced John Pope to withdraw from his line along the Rapidan River, but then Lee's advance stalled in front of Pope's new position along the Rappahannock.

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In which we look at the action at the Battle of Cedar Mountain, which took place on August 9, 1862.

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In which we set the stage for the Battle of Cedar Mountain, which took place on August 9, 1862 on the road to Second Manassas.

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In which we look at the circumstances surrounding John Pope's appointment to command the Union's Army of Virginia in June of 1862.

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In which we discuss how the Seven Days' Battles and the failure of McClellan's Peninsula Campaign in the summer of 1862 was a turning point in the Civil War.

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In which we look at the aftermath of the Seven Days' Battles, and the decision to withdraw the Army of the Potomac from the Peninsula.

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In which we look at the action at the final battle of the Seven Days' Campaign: the Battle of Malvern Hill, which took place on July 1, 1862.

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