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Untold Civil War

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This Podcast aims to bring to light all the stories of the Civil War that remain forgotten and yet, are vital to our understanding of the conflict.

This Podcast aims to bring to light all the stories of the Civil War that remain forgotten and yet, are vital to our understanding of the conflict.

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United States

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This Podcast aims to bring to light all the stories of the Civil War that remain forgotten and yet, are vital to our understanding of the conflict.

Language:

English

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9177146776


Episodes

Soldier, Spy, Escape Artist!

6/30/2022
Today I sit with author Mark Cannon who has written the book, "Lincoln’s Scout. The Diary of Horatio Cooke, Soldier, Spy, Escape Artist". Not only has Mark Cannon served 36 years in Law Enforcement, but he himself is an escape artist. This makes him the most appropriate person to tell the story of the escape artist who would become Lincoln's most trusted scout and eventually Houdini's mentor! More from Mark Cannon here: https://www.cannonsgreatescapes.com/ Sign up on Patreon and be in the...

Duration:01:23:51

Untold and Unfiltered Civil War!

6/12/2022
On this episode I am joined by the Unfiltered Historians. We share some Untold Civil War stories and get the perspective of Darren, a Brit, on visiting some of the battlefields of this bloody conflict. More from the Unfiltered Historians here: https://www.facebook.com/unfilteredhistorian/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/370285223936879 Sign up on Patreon and be in the running for the upcoming raffle: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=51151470&fan_landing=tru Music is graciously provided by...

Duration:00:50:13

A Rebellious Woman: The Spy Belle Boyd.

5/19/2022
Today on the show we have Claire Griffin. She is a great supporter of the show and is the author of the novel, A Rebellious Woman! This is the story of Confederate spy Belle Boyd. More on Claire Griffin Here: https://www.clairejgriffin.com/ Sign up on Patreon and be in the running for the upcoming raffle: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=51151470&fan_landing=tru Music is graciously provided by Craig Duncan. Support the show: (The podcast receives monetary compensation from these...

Duration:00:45:23

Striking a Pose: Civil War Photographers

5/3/2022
I sit with Mike Medhurst who has been actively buying and selling antique photography for more than 35 years. He is currently the President of the Daguerreian Society and an avid collector. On this episode we discuss the pioneers of photography who would document the conflict for ages to come. More from Mike Medhurst here: https://mikemedhurst.com/default.asp?1 See my new project, The Tactical Historian:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbekCvEU7ipS5shKt9lJIhg Music is graciously provided...

Duration:00:36:24

Beyond the Blue and Gray: U.S. Regulars

4/18/2022
Beyond the Blue and Gray is a sub-series about the unique units of the Civil War. We look at their uniforms, traditions, cultures, and war record. Today we will be looking at Company K of the U.S. Regulars. Learn more about Company K here: https://www.3rdusreenactors.com/ See my new project, The Tactical Historian:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbekCvEU7ipS5shKt9lJIhg Music is graciously provided by Craig Duncan. Support the show: (The podcast receives monetary compensation from these...

Duration:00:42:11

Dealing Civil War Relics

4/3/2022
An interview with Adam Fleischer of Fleischer's Auctions, leading purveyor of fine 19th century Americana including Civil War relics. See items coming up in his next auction on our YouTube Channel: https://youtu.be/PHL1UYVvvi4 See my new project, The Tactical Historian:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbekCvEU7ipS5shKt9lJIhg Music is graciously provided by Craig Duncan. This show is made possible by the support of our sponsors. Please check them out below: The Badge Maker, proudly...

Duration:00:32:52

St. Patrick's Day Special: The Irish Experience in the Civil War.

3/17/2022
A St. Patrick's Day Special to pair nicely with your pint of Guinness! In order to learn more on the Irish experience in the Civil War, I sit with the team behind the, "Irish in the American Civil War Blog." Hear us tell a story that links two nations on opposite sides of the ocean. More on the Irish here: https://irishamericancivilwar.com/ Checkout our website: https://untoldcivilwar.squarespace.com/ See my new project, The Tactical Historian:...

Duration:00:41:33

Battle Cry of Freedom: Civil War Re-fought with Mouse and Keyboard.

3/8/2022
A record for the most international panel yet! I Sit with the developers behind the computer game, Battle Cry of Freedom, to get a behind the scenes look at the hit game that was released March 1st, 2022. Learn more and purchase the game at the links below: https://www.fsegames.eu/pages/index.html https://store.steampowered.com/app/1358710/Battle_Cry_of_Freedom/ Checkout our website: https://untoldcivilwar.squarespace.com/ See my new project, The Tactical Historian:...

Duration:00:35:47

General Early's Bridge Too Far

2/24/2022
Our Sponsor, Civil War Trails has been very active putting up signs in York County, PA. We find out why as we sit with Author Scott Mingus to discuss the 1863 engagement at Wrightsville. Get the book here: https://www.savasbeatie.com/flames-beyond-gettysburg-the-confederate-expedition-to-the-susquehanna-river-june-1863/ Checkout our website: https://untoldcivilwar.squarespace.com/ Music is graciously provided by Craig Duncan. This show is made possible by the support of our sponsors....

Duration:00:42:35

Running The Blockade

2/2/2022
I sit with John Messner, author of, "A Scottish Blockade Runner In the American Civil War. Joannes Wyllie Of The Steamer Ad-Vance." We will hear the story of a real life Rhett Butler and reveal the "French Connection" type of conspiracy to supply the Confederacy! Checkout our website: https://untoldcivilwar.squarespace.com/ Music is graciously provided by Craig Duncan. This show is made possible by the support of our sponsors. Please check them out below: The Badge Maker, proudly...

Duration:01:03:35

Brotherhood in Defeat: The United Confederate Veterans.

1/18/2022
I sit with Andrew Lipps, collector and author of, "History After Defeat: The United Confederate Veterans in Postwar America." We discuss the story of Confederate Veterans and his journey collecting militaria. More on Mr. Lipps here: https://www.wartimecollectables.com/ Checkout our website: https://untoldcivilwar.squarespace.com/ Music is graciously provided by Craig Duncan. For your Podcast editing solutions look no further that Robert Hartwig: https://www.facebook.com/podsugar/ This...

Duration:00:35:16

Season 3 Premiere: Civil War Whiskey Tasting with Kings County Distillery

1/5/2022
Join myself and the folks behind Kings County Distillery as we discuss their wonderful brand and the history of whiskey distilling in NYC! Remember to always drink responsibly! See myself and good friend of the show Tony taste Kings County Empire Rye and other whiskies on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMMWxeF5zojtN8_NeWtyULw?view_as=subscriber More on Kings Country Distillery here: https://www.kingscountydistillery.com/ Checkout our website:...

Duration:00:49:32

Union Spartans and the Battle of Tebbs Bend

12/4/2021
This is the story of how a small band of Yankees held off several waves of John Morgan's battle hardened raiders. More on Tebbs Bend Here: http://www.tebbsbend.org/ https://www.instagram.com/tebbs_bend_battlefield63/ Checkout part 2 of last month's episode here: https://youtu.be/4PuK_6zfxa8 Music is graciously provided by Craig Duncan. This show is made possible by the support of our sponsors. Please check them out below. The Badge Maker, proudly carrying affordable, USA made products...

Duration:00:41:06

Civil War Photo Sleuthing With Ron Coddington (P1)

11/16/2021
Ron Coddington of Military Images Magazine sits down with us to discuss Civil War Portrait Photography and how modern facial recognition is being used to identify faces from our Civil War past. Part 2 available here: https://youtu.be/4PuK_6zfxa8 Learn more on Military Images Magazine here: http://militaryimagesmagazine.com/ Music is graciously provided by Will Wellington and Craig Duncan. This show is made possible by the support of our sponsors. Please check them out below. The Badge...

Duration:00:45:11

Untold Civil War with Author Brian Kilmeade

11/2/2021
Today I am with New York Times Best Selling Author Brian Kilmeade. Kilmeade co-hosts the Fox News Channel's morning show Fox & Friends and hosts the daily national radio show The Brian Kilmeade Show. Today we will be discussing his new book , The President and The Freedom Fighter. This book tells the little-known story of how two American heroes, Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass, moved from strong disagreement to friendship, and in the process changed the entire course of...

Duration:00:28:44

Forgotten Valor

10/17/2021
Tonight I sit with Author Dylan James to discuss his book, "Brothers." This is the story of his ancestors who fought and died for the Union. It is also the story of forgotten valor; the capture of an enemy flag and a Medal of Honor never awarded. Get James' book here: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/brothers-dylan-james/1139751929 Book your stay at the Tiny House at the Battlefield here: ...

Duration:00:30:19

The Civil War's Valley Forge.

10/1/2021
This episode is dedicated to the late Albert Connor, the man who did the research and pinpointed the moment the Army of the Potomac made its Rocky Balboa comeback and won the War. This is what this podcast is about, those untold stories that are so impactful to our understanding of the conflict. Albert Conner found and brought to light one of these stories in his book, Seizing Destiny: The Army of the Potomac’s Valley Forge and the Civil War Winter that saved the Union. I sit with co-author...

Duration:00:27:52

Squabbling Stars: The Turmoil of Civil War Command

9/16/2021
Military operations during the Civil War were plagued by the petty disputes between higher command. Sometimes generals on the same side seemed to hate each other more than they hated the enemy. Retired Chicago Homicide Detective and Civil War Author Robert Girardi sheds light on this heated topic. Learn more on Detective Girardi here: https://www.robertgirardi.com/ Music is graciously provided by Craig Duncan: http://www.craigduncan.net/ This show is made possible by the support of our...

Duration:01:02:58

Bare Hands & Bare Bones- War Souvenirs made by Civil War Soldiers.

9/2/2021
Happy birthday to sponsor and friend of the show, Joseph Valicenti. You probably know Joe as The Badge Maker and tonight he’s back on to discuss some of the more unique souvenirs Civil War soldiers made with their own hands. We are looking at POW scrimshaw, smoking pipes, and even painted canteens. Music is graciously provided by Craig Duncan: http://www.craigduncan.net/ This show is made possible by the support of our sponsors. Please check them out below. The Badge Maker, proudly...

Duration:00:55:17

The Writings of a Civil War Casualty

8/20/2021
There were approximately 3,650 soldiers killed at the Battle of Antietam. That's 3,650 individual stories lost to a statistic. The Untold Civil War sits with Ben Myers who has rescued one of these stories and published it in his new book, American Citizen: The Civil War Writings of Captain George A. Brooks, 46th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. More from Ben Myers...

Duration:00:41:01