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

In which we finish looking at the action at the Battle of Wauhatchie (October 28/29, 1863).

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Category:History -- posted at: 2:55pm MDT

In which the Confederates launch a night attack against the Federals at Wauhatchie.

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Category:History -- posted at: 6:02pm MDT

In which the Federals strike at Brown's Ferry to open a new supply line into Chattanooga.

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Category:History -- posted at: 3:36pm MDT

In which Rich talks about some stuff.

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Category:History -- posted at: 2:45pm MDT

In which Old Rosey is sacked and Ulysses S Grant rides in to save the day.

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Category:History -- posted at: 4:37pm MDT

In which the campaign for Chattanooga takes a decisive turn- not in that town but in Washington.

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

In which we look at Wheeler's October Raid.

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Category:History -- posted at: 4:04pm MDT

In which the Federals work to send substantial reinforcements to William Rosecrans, while- on the Confederate side- Braxton Bragg battles his own generals.

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Category:History -- posted at: 3:06pm MDT

In which we look at the transition from the Chickamauga Campaign to the Chattanooga Campaign for the Army of Tennessee & the Army of the Cumberland.

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Category:History -- posted at: 5:33pm MDT

In which we talk about the fighting at the Battle of Bristoe Station (Virginia), which took place on October 14, 1863.

Direct download: CW418.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 6:16pm MDT

In which we continue looking at the Bristoe Station Campaign, which took place in Northern Virginia in October 1863.

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Category:History -- posted at: 4:57pm MDT

In which we look at what was going on with the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia while Rosecrans and Bragg were locked in combat at Chickamauga.

Direct download: CW416.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 5:07pm MDT

In which William Quantrill and his rebel bushwhackers descend upon the town of Lawrence, Kansas, on August 21, 1863, and a massacre ensues.

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Category:History -- posted at: 6:23pm MDT

In which we look at the violence that wracked the Kansas/Missouri border after the start of the Civil War, and set the stage for the Lawrence (KS) Massacre, which took place in August 1863.

Direct download: CW414.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 6:04pm MDT

In which we look at the aftermath of the battle.

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Category:History -- posted at: 6:36pm MDT

In which the battle of Chickamauga comes to a fitful, confusing end on the evening of September 20, 1863.

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Category:History -- posted at: 5:09pm MDT

In which the Confederates launch fierce attacks against Horseshoe Ridge, while the Federals struggle to hold onto the high ground.

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Category:History -- posted at: 5:47pm MDT

In which we tell a tale of two generals...

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Category:History -- posted at: 7:32pm MDT

In which Longstreet's assault column rolls right through the hole in the Federal line.

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Category:History -- posted at: 6:27pm MDT

In which Rosecrans' decision to send a constant stream of reinforcements to sustain George Thomas' position on the northern end of the battlefield sets the stage for a fatal gap opening up on the right side of the Union line.

Direct download: CW408.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 4:55pm MDT

In which the big Confederate attack on the morning of the twentieth finally gets underway.

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

In which we look at what was going on in both armies before the start of the fighting on the morning of the third (and final) day of the battle.

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Category:History -- posted at: 4:30pm MDT

In which we look at what was going on with the Confederate high command on the night of September 19.  

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Category:History -- posted at: 5:59pm MDT

In which we talk about the aftermath of the second day of fighting, including important decisions made that night by each army commander.

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Category:History -- posted at: 3:44pm MDT

In which we look at Cleburne's night attack that ended the fighting on the second day of the battle.

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Category:History -- posted at: 4:11pm MDT

In which the fighting in and around Viniard Field consumes brigade after brigade, as Federals and Confederates continue their struggle for control of the vital La Fayette Road in this sector of the battlefield.

Direct download: CW402.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 10:19am MDT