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

In which we discuss the third battle of the Seven Days' Campaign: Gaines's Mill (June 27, 1862).

Direct download: CivilWar159.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 6:51pm MDT

In which we discuss the first two battles of the Seven Days' Campaign, Oak Grove (June 25, 1862) and Mechanicsville (June 26). 

Direct download: CivilWar158.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 7:59pm MDT

In which we set the stage for the Seven Days' Battles (June 25- July 1, 1862) by looking at Jefferson Davis's decision to put Robert E. Lee in command of the Confederate army defending Richmond.

Direct download: CivilWar157b.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 2:43pm MDT

In which we review the important events of the Peninsula Campaign, up to the Battle of Fair Oaks (May 31- June 1, 1862) and Robert E. Lee's appointment to command the Army of Northern Virginia. 

Direct download: CivilWar156.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 5:18pm MDT