Untold Civil War

Untold Civil War

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.... Show More

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February 14, 2021 31 min

I sit down with the History Boy of Youtube, Jacob Bates, to discuss the plot to burn New York City. It is a tale about secret agents, incendiaries, firefighters, and New York City detectives!

More on the History Boy here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZ_vaKHChPiIpOnnSZxoddQ

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February 2, 2021 52 min

If you’re a fan of the movie Gettsyburg, you'll love this episode. Today I’ll be discussing Lee’s Forgotten General with none other than Patrick Falci! Mr. Falci is a renowned actor who is best known for his portrayal of General A. P. Hill in the movie Gettysburg. 

Learn more about him here: https://patfalci.wordpress.com/about/

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On this episode we sit with Caroline Welling Van Deusen who gives us the story behind the Lincoln family's closest friends. We learn about about the Greeley Letter and the diary of Elizabeth Dixon who not only lived in Washington during the War, but was beside Lincoln when he died. Caroline is multi-career professional who specializes in curatorial services, preservation, and PM and digital stewardship. She is also directly rel...

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Our sub-series Beyond the Blue and gray is where we discuss the histories, uniforms, traditions, and culture of the unique companies and regiments of the war. Today we’ll be looking at the First Defenders. The men who saved Washington in those Early days of the war. And we will be looking at Nicholas Biddle, an African American who is said to be the first man to shed blood for the Union. Joining me is renowned Park Ranger John Hopt...

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The Untold Civil War goes to the movies! The podcast welcomes Vice President of the Civil War Roundtable of New York, Michael Connors, as we discuss John Wayne’s Horse Soldiers. How accurate is the movie? Is it worth watching? What was the real story behind the screenplay? Learn this and more!


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Ben Frail is back and he's going to be discussing the 2nd Rhode Island. The Green Berets of 19th Special Forces Group of the U.S. Army National Guard have conducted missions all over the world. But their resiliency and fortitude can be traced back the 2nd Rhode Island Infantry. This regiment witnessed the mutilation of their dead by the enemy and bled on forgotten battlefields like Salem’s Church.

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I sit with the team behind the Fighting 69th Whiskey to discuss the brand and some untold stories of the 69th New York, the brand’s namesake. If you would like to see how the whiskey compares to two other Civil War themed whiskies, check out this link: https://youtu.be/3ygdfUBylUo

Learn more about the whiskey here:

https://fighting69thwhiskey.com/welcome

https://sixtyninth.net/

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In the sub series, Beyond the Blue and Gray, we examine the specific histories of some of the most unique units of the Civil War. In this episode we take a look at the partisan rangers of Kentucky. Derrick Lindow provides great insight into the bloody battles of a little known front of the Civil War.

Get more from Derrick Lindow here:

https://instagram.com/kentuckycivilwar?igshid=lvjzushxb0gf

https://www.kentuckycivilwarauthor.com...

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Civil War Podcasting is one of the most effective ways to tell the story of America’s greatest epic to a wide audience. I believe this, or else I wouldn’t have this podcast! But I am not alone. Matt Callery produces the Addressing Gettysburg Podcast and has been one of the many leaders in this new age of Civil War storytelling. We’ll be getting a behind the scenes look at Matt’s awesome podcast. Enjoy.

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Darrell Rivers of Historical Insights Consulting is back to discuss soldiers of fortune and the American Civil War. Hear the story of bankrupt princes, ambitious revolutionaries, and daring adventurers as they navigate their way through the Civil War and beyond.

Video version of the episode will be available in two parts:

Part One: https://youtu.be/KANxuACp0vI

Part Two: https://youtu.be/6ZW8vX4qXiY


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September 16, 2020 17 min

Rifled Muskets, repeating carbines, revolvers, sabers, horse pistols, and Bowie knives. The Civil War saw the use of a multitude of small arms. Desperate to get the upper hand on their opponent, both sides adopted all sorts of unique, creative, and sometimes peculiar weaponry.

Thank you to my voice-over actors:

Allan Payton - https://www.instagram.com/19thgeorgiainfantry/

Cody engdahl - https://www.facebook.com/cody.c.engdahl

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September 1, 2020 57 min

Civil War storytelling rock-star Codie Eash comes on the podcast to discuss Alexander Hays, a forgotten hero and personal friend of Grant. Learn how Hays battles a two front war. Hays fights against Confederates to preserve the Union and Washington for promotion.

Learn more about Codie Eash here:

https://www.codieeashwrites.com/about.html

https://www.facebook.com/CodieEashWrites/

https://www.instagram.com/codieeash/

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On this episode we sit with Michael McGar of QuantumERA, producers of the Gettysburg: A Nation Divided App. This app uses augmented reality, the same technology from Pokemon Go, to tell the story of the Battle of Gettysburg. Learn about the research that went into this app and its development. Hear how this is the next technological leap for Civil War studies/story telling.

Plus experience the app yourself:

https://quantumera.com/a...

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Washington in peril! Lincoln’s own life is at risk! On this episode of our sub-series, “Beyond the blue and gray,” we learn about the 116 men of the Frontier Guard who saved the capital in 1861. To tell this story we have the author of The 116: The True Story of Abraham Lincoln’s Lost Guard, James P. Muehlberger.

Get Mr. Muehlberger's book here:

https://www.amazon.com/116-Story-Abraham-Lincolns-Guard/dp/1634251954/ref=sr_1_1...

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From ramming fleets on the Mississippi, to The Civil War’s sex industry, to Lincoln's explosive foreign policy with Japan. Join myself, Matt Borders, and Patrick McGuire (Hosts of the History Things Podcast) as we share some of our favorite Untold Civil War stories.

Learn more about The History Things Podcast:

https://www.buzzsprout.com/844756

https://www.instagram.com/thehistorythingspodcast/

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I sit with Darrell Rivers of Historical Insights Consulting to discuss the American Civil War on the world's stage and Britain's involvement in the conflict. Was there ever a chance of Queen Victoria recognizing the Confederacy? Would British military intervention lead to almost certain Confederate victory? Find out while listening to this riveting episode.


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The Hunley was a Confederate submarine that was the first submarine to sink an enemy ship. But after its successful attack, it went missing. It was only found in 1995 by a team led by the famous Clive Cussler. Inside, the skeletal crew was found seated at their stations. No evidence of panic among the crew or destruction to the submarine was observed. What happened? What are these men's stories? On this episode I talk to Archae...

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In the sub-series, Beyond the Blue and Gray, we delve into the stories of the unique units of the Civil War. This episode I sit with Colonel James Tierney to discuss the 69th New York Regiment. The 69th is the most storied infantry regiment of the United States Military. Not only did it serve in the Civil War, but it continues to serve today. Learn the story of how they earned their nickname, garnered the respect of the world for t...

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This is part three of a three part project I did with the SUVCW in an effort to shed light on the members' ancestors and the history of the organization. This series will cover the origins of The Grand Army of the Republic (The Veterans Organization after the war), its transition to the SUVCW, and finally the activities of the SUVCW today.

To learn more about the SUVCW, please check out their website:

http://www.suvcw.org/

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This is part two of a three part project I did with the SUVCW in an effort to shed light on the members' ancestors and the history of the organization. This series will cover the origins of The Grand Army of the Republic (The Veterans Organization after the war), its transition to the SUVCW, and finally the activities of the SUVCW today.

To learn more about the SUVCW, please check out their website:

http://www.suvcw.org/

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