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A history podcast in which Rich & Tracy weave together a chronological narrative of the Civil War era. Visit us at www.civilwarpodcast.org

A history podcast in which Rich & Tracy weave together a chronological narrative of the Civil War era. Visit us at www.civilwarpodcast.org
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United States

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A history podcast in which Rich & Tracy weave together a chronological narrative of the Civil War era. Visit us at www.civilwarpodcast.org

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English


Episodes

#297 GETTYSBURG (Part the First)

10/20/2019
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In which we kick-off the Gettysburg story arc.

Duration:00:26:27

#296 VICKSBURG (Part the Twentieth)

10/6/2019
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In which Sherman scares off Johnston, Gardner surrenders Port Hudson to Banks, and we wrap-up the Vicksburg story arc.

Duration:00:35:57

#295 VICKSBURG (Part the Nineteenth)

9/29/2019
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In which we see John Pemberton surrender Vicksburg to Ulysses S Grant on July 4, 1863, ending the forty-seven day siege.

Duration:00:31:55

#294 VICKSBURG (Part the Eighteenth)

9/22/2019
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In which we look at Confederate efforts to aid Pemberton and the besieged Vicksburg garrison.

Duration:00:34:03

#293 VICKSBURG (Part the Seventeenth)

9/15/2019
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In which we look at Federal siege operations at Vicksburg, May-June 1863.

Duration:00:30:52

#292 VICKSBURG (Part the Sixteenth)

9/7/2019
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In which we look at Grant's failed attacks on Vicksburg on May 19 & 22, 1863.

Duration:00:39:24

#291- VICKSBURG (Part the Fifteenth)

8/25/2019
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In which we look at the decisive clash of the Vicksburg Campaign- the Battle of Champion Hill, which took place on May 16, 1863.

Duration:00:28:06

BONUS: Grierson Saves Sherman

8/24/2019
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In which we slip in a plug for joining the Strawfoot Brigade while sharing the story of how Benjamin Grierson saved William Tecumseh Sherman's life at Fort Sill in 1871.

Duration:00:07:07

#290- VICKSBURG (Part the Fourteenth)

8/18/2019
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In which the Confederates lose the Battle of Raymond, lose the Mississippi state capital of Jackson, and Pemberton- against his own better judgement- moves out to confront Grant.

Duration:00:35:06

#289 VICKSBURG (Part the Thirteenth)

8/11/2019
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In which we see Grant's Army of the Tennessee set out on its epic march into the interior of Mississippi, in order to cut off Vicksburg from supplies & reinforcements. * This episode of the podcast was sponsored by Simon & Schuster, publishers of "Lincoln's Spies: Their Secret War to Save a Nation" by Douglas Waller. Available wherever you get your books.

Duration:00:25:20

#288 VICKSBURG (Part the Twelfth)

8/4/2019
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In which we look at the Battle of Port Gibson, which took place on May 1, 1863, as Grant advanced inland after landing on the east side of the Mississippi River.

Duration:00:36:18

#287 VICKSBURG (Part the Eleventh)

7/21/2019
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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.

Duration:00:45:11

#286 VICKSBURG (Part the Tenth)

7/14/2019
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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.

Duration:00:21:48

#285 VICKSBURG (Part the Ninth)

7/7/2019
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In which we look at Banks' successful Bayou Teche Campaign in central Louisiana in the spring of 1863.

Duration:00:33:46

#284 VICKSBURG (Part the Eighth)

6/30/2019
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In which we look at events downriver from Vicksburg, including the appointment of Major General Nathaniel Banks to command the Department of the Gulf and Rear Admiral David Farragut running the the Confederate batteries at Port Hudson.

Duration:00:27:22

#283 VICKSBURG (Part the Seventh)

6/9/2019
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In which we look at the fate of USS Indianola and talk about the failure of the Yazoo Pass and Steele's Bayou expeditions.

Duration:00:38:26

#282 VICKSBURG (Part the Sixth)

6/2/2019
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In which we look at the Federal attack on Arkansas Post on January 11, 1863.

Duration:00:34:43

#281 VICKSBURG (Part the Fifth)

5/27/2019
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In which we look at Sherman's failed assault at Chickasaw Bayou, north of Vicksburg, at the end of December 1862.

Duration:00:38:00

#280 VICKSBURG (Part the Fourth)

5/19/2019
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In which we start to look at Grant's first attempt to wrest Vicksburg from the Confederates. It didn't go well.

Duration:00:29:17

#279 VICKSBURG (Part the Third)

5/12/2019
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In which we continue to look at the background to the Vicksburg Campaign.

Duration:00:30:08