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

In which we see the Federals marching down the Louisiana side of the Mississippi River... Porter's gunboats get battered at Grand Gulf... and by the end of the show, Grant's army is finally ready to cross over to the east bank below Vicksburg.

Direct download: CivilWar287.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 7:06pm MDT

In which we turn our attention back to Ulysses S Grant, who makes the fateful decision to march his army down the west side of the Mississippi River and then cross to the east bank below the Confederate strongpoint of Vicksburg.

Direct download: CivilWar286.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 5:39pm MDT

In which we look at Banks' successful Bayou Teche Campaign in central Louisiana in the spring of 1863.

Direct download: CivilWar285.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 5:47pm MDT