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

In which we start to set the stage for the Battle of Stones River, which took place outside of Murfreesboro, Tennessee from December 31, 1862 to January 2, 1863.

Direct download: CivilWar240.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 5:24pm MDT

In which we look at how Burnside's January offensive succumbed to the Virginia mud.

 

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Category:History -- posted at: 5:25pm MDT

In which we look at the political and military fallout after the Federal defeat at the Battle of Fredericksburg in December 1862.

 

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Category:History -- posted at: 3:49pm MDT

In which we wrap-up our discussion of the Battle of Fredericksburg, which took place on December 13, 1862.

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Category:History -- posted at: 5:01pm MDT

In which we look at the series of increasingly futile assaults the Federals launched against Marye's Heights at the Battle of Fredericksburg on December 13, 1862.

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Category:History -- posted at: 5:59pm MDT

In which we switch our focus to the action on the northern part of the battlefield on December 13, 1862, as the Federals begin to launch a series of bloody, futile assaults against Marye's Heights.

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Category:History -- posted at: 5:27pm MDT

In which we look at the action on the southern portion of the Fredericksburg battlefield on December 13, 1862 as Meade's and Gibbon's divisions assaulted the Confederate line.

 

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Category:History -- posted at: 7:02pm MDT

In which we say this is Episode #234, but it's really Episode #233.

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Category:History -- posted at: 6:59pm MDT

In which we set the stage for Franklin's attack on the southern portion of the Confederate line on December 13, 1862.

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Category:History -- posted at: 5:32pm MDT

In which the Federals make a successful river crossing under fire, finish their bridges, fight through the streets of Fredericksburg, and then proceed to thoroughly ransack the town.

 

Direct download: CivilWar231.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 12:43pm MDT