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.

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July 19, 2021 63 min

I sit with Ranger Steve Phan to discuss the Civil War Defenses of Washington. Hear the story of the first and only time in history where a sitting US President came under fire on the field of battle!

More on the Civil War Defenses of Washington here:

https://www.nps.gov/cwdw/index.htm

https://instagram.com/civilwardefensesofwashington?utm_medium=copy_link

Music is graciously provided by Craig Duncan: http://www.craigduncan.net/

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In honor of the 158th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, this month’s episode will focus on the role of the Army National Guard at the battle. With me to discuss the topic is Guardsman Aaron Heft.


More on Heft here: https://instagram.com/pie_pants?utm_medium=copy_link

https://instagram.com/arng_leader_development?utm_medium=copy_link

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On this episode I sit with not only Rob Grandchamp, but also his children. It is great to share Civil War history with our youth and today we discuss the Yankee colonel who wore a red bandana into battle and had his men wear war paint during the charge! This so the story of Colonel Edward Cross.


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On this episode Raina Egan sheds light on the experience of women who worked in Civil War arsenals. These hard-chargers worked around the clock to provide their soldiers with the material to do battle, all the while experiencing some of the most brutal freak catastrophes of the War.

Please checkout Raina Egan’s instagram here:  https://instagram.com/raina.g.egan?utm_medium=copy_link


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On this episode we sit with Dr. Donald S. Frazier to learn about the westernmost land campaign of the war! This is the New Mexico Campaign that inspired the setting for Sergio Leone’s “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.”

More of Dr. Donald S. Frazier here: https://youtube.com/c/Texashistorystore

Music is graciously provided by Craig Duncan: http://www.craigduncan.net/

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May 2, 2021 64 min

The American Zouaves were not only the most picturesque units on the Civil War battlefield, they were the Beau-ideal of a soldier. They were the first and last to shed blood for the Union. They were the most rowdy outfit in the Confederacy. Join myself and Tyler Millett as we discuss these ultimate warriors of the 19th century. 


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April 16, 2021 55 min

Join myself and Darryl Smith of Walking With History LLC as we discuss two untold battles on the often forgotten Kentucky Front!

Learn more about Darryl Smith here: http://www.walkingwithhistory.com/guide2.html   

Music is graciously provided by Craig Duncan: http://www.craigduncan.net/

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April 1, 2021 47 min

I sit down with Colonel Jeffrey McCausland and Colonel Tom Vossler to discuss their book, Battle Tested. On this episode we learn how history can teach us vital lessons in leadership.

Learn more about Diamond6 Leadership and Strategy here: https://www.diamondsixleadership.com/

This show is made possible by the support of The Badge Maker. Please check out his wares and improve your Civil War impression! https://www.civilwarcorpsbadges...

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March 16, 2021 49 min

Most people know Colonial Williamsburg. This is the story of Civil War Williamsburg. This is a story of Medal of Honor valor, Custer, and machine guns! Carson Hudson has written several books on the topic, you can purchase his most recent book here:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/146714293X/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_2?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1

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QuantumERA has not only brought Gettysburg to life in augmented reality, but they have also done so with the Alamo. On this episode I sit with Michael McGar of QuantumERA, to discuss their Alamo app and how Texas played a role in the sparking of the Civil War and the Alamo's connections to the War.

Learn more about QuantumERA here:

https://quantumera.com/app/


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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

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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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