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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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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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Awesome podcast

By Abeeman924 - Sep 08 2019
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One of the best civil war podcasts out there!

Well researched

By Scubadvrmn - Sep 02 2019
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An open and honest discussion of the Civil War!

iTunes Ratings

2313 Ratings
Average Ratings
2057
100
58
57
41

Awesome podcast

By Abeeman924 - Sep 08 2019
Read more
One of the best civil war podcasts out there!

Well researched

By Scubadvrmn - Sep 02 2019
Read more
An open and honest discussion of the Civil War!
Cover image of The Civil War (1861-1865): A History Podcast

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

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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

Rank #1: #258 CHANCELLORSVILLE (Part the First)

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In which we begin our coverage of the Battle of Chancellorsville, which took place in Virginia during the first week of May 1863.

Nov 19 2018
25 mins
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Rank #2: #277 VICKSBURG (Part the First)

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In which start to look at the background to the Vicksburg Campaign.

Apr 29 2019
24 mins
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Rank #3: #03 MISSOURI COMPROMISE

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In which we take a look at the crisis surrounding Missouri's admission into the Union as a slave state, and Henry Clay's pivotal role in brokering the ensuing compromise in 1820. 

Dec 03 2012
14 mins
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Rank #4: #228 FREDERICKSBURG (Part the First)

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In which we look at Abraham Lincoln's need for a military victory to sustain emancipation as a war aim, and how that led to Burnside's winter offensive and the Battle of Fredericksburg (Virginia).

Mar 19 2018
26 mins
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Rank #5: #274 DEATH OF STONEWALL JACKSON

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In which we look at the wounding and death of Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson (1824-1863).

Apr 01 2019
35 mins
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Rank #6: #186 SOUTH MOUNTAIN (Part the Fourth) / ANTIETAM (Part the First)

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In which we wrap-up our discussion of the Battle of South Mountain (which took place on September 14, 1862) and start to set the stage for the Battle of Antietam (which took place on September 17, 1862).  

Mar 13 2017
40 mins
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Rank #7: #111 SHILOH (Part the First)

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In which we start to set the stage for the Battle of Shiloh, which took place on April 6-7, 1862.

Mar 23 2015
27 mins
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Rank #8: #04 NULLIFICATION CRISIS

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In which we discuss the Tariff of Abominations, the Nullification Crisis of 1832/33, and we wonder who had the pre-Civil War era's most impressive head of hair: John C Calhoun or Andrew Jackson. Plus, Manifest Destiny beckons & we set the stage for the war with Mexico in 1846. 

Dec 09 2012
19 mins
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Rank #9: #138 STONEWALL JACKSON (Part the First)

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In which we start look at Confederate general Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson's story.

Jan 11 2016
37 mins
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Rank #10: #52 FIRST MANASSAS (Part the First)

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In which we set the stage for the beginning of the campaign that culminates with the First Battle of Manassas on July 21, 1861.

Dec 01 2013
36 mins
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Rank #11: #287 VICKSBURG (Part the Eleventh)

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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.

Jul 22 2019
45 mins
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Rank #12: #05 MEXICAN WAR (Part the First)

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In which we look at how tensions rose along the U.S.'s southern border, and then discuss how hostilities with Mexico commenced in April 1846.

Dec 17 2012
20 mins
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Rank #13: #240 STONES RIVER (Part the First)

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In which we start to set the stage for the Battle of Stones River, which took place outside of Murfreesboro, Tennessee from December 31, 1862 to January 2, 1863.

Jun 17 2018
24 mins
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Rank #14: #278 VICKSBURG (Part the Second)

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In which we continue to look at the background to the Vicksburg Campaign.

May 06 2019
48 mins
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Rank #15: #158 SEVEN DAYS' BATTLES: OAK GROVE AND MECHANICSVILLE

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In which we discuss the first two battles of the Seven Days' Campaign, Oak Grove (June 25, 1862) and Mechanicsville (June 26). 

Jul 18 2016
42 mins
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Rank #16: #100 MUSIC SPECIAL: Songs of the Civil War

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In which we celebrate our one hundreth episode with a music special featuring over twenty songs that were popular during the Civil War.

Dec 07 2014
1 hour 32 mins
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Rank #17: #79 ULYSSES S GRANT (Part the First)

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In which we set out to tell Ulysses S. Grant's life story and bring it up to speed with the point where we find ourselves on the podcast timeline- November, 1861.

Jun 21 2014
32 mins
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Rank #18: #157 LEE TAKES COMMAND

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In which we set the stage for the Seven Days' Battles (June 25- July 1, 1862) by looking at Jefferson Davis's decision to put Robert E. Lee in command of the Confederate army defending Richmond.

Jul 10 2016
35 mins
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Rank #19: #187 ANTIETAM (Part the Second)

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In which we continue to set the stage for the Battle of Antietam, which took place on September 17, 1862.

Mar 20 2017
33 mins
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Rank #20: #243 STONES RIVER (Part the Fourth)

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In which we continue to tell the story of the Battle of Stones River, which took place outside of Murfreesboro, Tennessee from December 31, 1862 to January 2, 1863.

Jul 09 2018
26 mins
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