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

In which we discuss George B. McClellan's arrival in Washington in July of 1861, and his taking command of the defeated & demoralized force that would become the Union's famed Army of the Potomac.

Direct download: CivilWar72.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 12:15pm MDT

In which we look at Robert E. Lee's Cheat Mountain campaign in western Virginia in September, 1861.

Direct download: CivilWar71.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 6:42pm MDT

In which we discuss the Blockade Board, Confederate privateers, and the capture of Hatteras Island by a Federal joint army-navy task force in August, 1861.

Direct download: CivilWar70.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 6:54pm MDT

In which we look at John C. Fremont's tenure as commander of the Federal's Western Department in 1861 and see how troubled Missouri proved to be his downfall.

Direct download: CivilWar69.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 5:56pm MDT