Key Battles of the Civil War Episodes
Introducing James Early's New Podcast "Key Battles of American History"
February 26, 2021 - 23 min
Did you enjoy this series? Then you'll love James Early's new show "Key Battles of American History." Check it out on the podcast player of your choice or go to keybattlesofamericanhistory.com. Listen here to a snippet of his episode where he and a guest discuss the World War One movie "All Quiet on the Western Front." See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Episode 22: How the Civil War Lives on Today
October 01, 2020 - 64 min
In this very final episode, James and Scott discuss the lasting effects of the Civil War and why it is the single most important event in the history of the United States. The Revolutionary War may have answered the question of whether America would become an independent nation, but the Civil War answered the question of what kind of nation it would be. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Episode 21: What Became of the Men Who Wore the Blue and the Grey
February 20, 2019 - 55 min
In this epilogue episode James and Scott talk about the Union and Confederate generals whom we've gotten to know so well after the war finished. They became presidents, professors, bankrupt businessmen, assassination victims, and everything in between. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Episode 16: The Battle of Atlanta
February 11, 2019 - 51 min
In the fall of 1864, the Union Army now had full momentum against the Confederacy, pushing deeper into the South than ever before. General Sherman overwhelmed forces led by John Bell Hood. With the fall of Atlanta, Lincoln nearly assured his re-election in 1864. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Episode 5: The 1862 Peninsula Campaign
February 07, 2019 - 59 min
In early 1862 the Union Army launched a major operation in southeastern Virginia, the first large-scale offensive in the Eastern Theater. Lincoln replaced McDowell with George B. McClellan as commander. He reorganized the army, whipped it into shape, and also renamed it the Army of the Potomac. The goal was to roll over the Confederacy. The Rebels were not about to let that happen. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Prologue to Key Battles of the Civil War
February 05, 2019 - 3 min
A couple of announcements from host Scott Rank. He tells you what this series will be about and where to find his main podcast History Unplugged (http://historyunpluggedpodcast.com). See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.