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

In which Burnside's campaign starts to fall apart for lack of pontoons. Plus, Fighting Joe Hooker sends a friend request to Edwin Stanton.

Direct download: CivilWar229.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 6:24pm MDT

In which we look at Abraham Lincoln's need for a military victory to sustain emancipation as a war aim, and how that led to Burnside's winter offensive and the Battle of Fredericksburg (Virginia).

Direct download: CivilWar228.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 6:51pm MDT