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

In which we see more units from both armies arrive on the field- Howard's Eleventh Corps for the Federals and Rodes' Division of Ewell's Corps for the Confederates.

Direct download: CW327.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 5:04pm MDT

In which we look at what Robert E Lee was up to on July 1, 1863.

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Category:History -- posted at: 8:04pm MDT

In which we look at George Meade's activities June 28-July 1.

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Category:History -- posted at: 6:32pm MDT

In which we look at the fight at the railroad cut on the morning of July 1, 1863.

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Category:History -- posted at: 6:24pm MDT

In which the entire right side of the Federal line, north of the Chambersburg Pike, collapses when attacked by Joe Davis's brigade of Confederates.

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Category:History -- posted at: 6:38pm MDT

In which the hard-charging Iron Brigade drives Archer's Confederates out of the Herbst woodlot.

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Category:History -- posted at: 5:58pm MDT

In which we see the first Federal infantry arrive on the battlefield, just in the nick of time.

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Category:History -- posted at: 5:01pm MDT

In which we do some myth-busting, looking at stories about shoes, Spencers, and sharpshooters.

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Category:History -- posted at: 7:41pm MDT

In which we examine John Reynolds' key role in bringing about a battle at Gettysburg.

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Category:History -- posted at: 6:59pm MDT

In which we evaluate John Buford's performance in carrying out his covering force action on the morning of July 1, 1863 outside Gettysburg.

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Category:History -- posted at: 6:26pm MDT

In which John Buford buys time for the Federal infantry to arrive on the scene.

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Category:History -- posted at: 8:06pm MDT

In which Harry Heth runs into real, live Yankee soldiers on the road to Gettysburg.

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Category:History -- posted at: 5:49pm MDT

In which we find out it was the roads (of course) that brought the armies to Gettysburg. Plus, John Buford!

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Category:History -- posted at: 6:55pm MDT

In which the armies move toward a collision.

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Category:History -- posted at: 6:49pm MDT

In which turn our attention back to the Army of the Potomac and find that Hooker is out and Meade is in.

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Category:History -- posted at: 7:33pm MDT

In which the Confederates push deeper into Pennsylvania as Ewell's Corps approaches the Susquehanna River on two fronts (at Wrightsville and by way of Carlisle).

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Category:History -- posted at: 6:05pm MDT

In which Jubal Early visits Gettysburg on June 26, 1863.

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Category:History -- posted at: 6:08pm MDT

In which the Confederates plunder their way up the Cumberland Valley after entering Pennsylvania.

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Category:History -- posted at: 6:43pm MDT

In which we find Hooker marking time below the Potomac, Lee orders Ewell to move north into Pennsylvania, and we wonder Jeb Stuart was allowed to ride off, away from the Army of Northern Virginia.

Direct download: CW309.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 5:05pm MDT

In which Hooker finally moves the Army of the Potomac... we look at several cavalry clashes in the Loudon Valley... and Tracy sees how many different ways she can pronounce "Susquehanna."

Direct download: CW308.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 6:40pm MDT

In which we cover the action at Second Winchester (and Stephenson's Depot) on June 13-15, 1863.

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Category:History -- posted at: 7:13pm MDT