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

In which we look at why Northern & Southern men signed up to fight at the beginning of the Civil War.

Direct download: CivilWar51.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 12:20pm MDT

In which we look at the importance of horses & mules to Civil War armies. Plus, we talk about Robert E Lee's horse- Traveller.

Direct download: HorsesMules.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 6:33pm MDT

In which we discuss the decision to declare runaway slaves "contraband of war," and then we look at the Battle of Big Bethel which took place on June 10, 1861.

Direct download: CivilWar50.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 5:30pm MDT

In which we cover the third Civil War combat arm: the artillery.

Direct download: CivilWar49.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 6:04pm MDT

In which we give some book and other recommendations for the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln giving Gettysburg Address.

Direct download: GettysburgAdd.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 8:10pm MDT

In which we look at another one of the three Civil War combat arms: the cavalry.

Direct download: CivilWar48.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 7:05pm MDT