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 28, 2022 49 min

I sit with the Godfather of Civil War Uniforms, Ron Field. Ron Field is a leading expert on the different uniforms worn by the Civil War soldier and today we discuss a few of his favorites.

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I sit with Author Douglas Miller to discuss his latest book, "The Greatest Escape: A True American Civil War Adventure." It tells the story of the largest prison breakout in U.S. history. It took place during the Civil War, when more than 1200 Yankee officers were jammed into Libby, a special prison considered escape-proof, in the Confederate capitol of Richmond, Virginia. 109 men dug their way to freedom, but this was only...

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June 30, 2022 83 min

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!

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June 12, 2022 50 min

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/

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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/

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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

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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

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April 3, 2022 32 min

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.

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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/

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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/

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February 24, 2022 42 min

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.

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February 2, 2022 63 min

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!

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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/

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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

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This is the story of how a small band of Yankees held off several waves of John Morgan's battle hardened raiders.

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Checkout part 2 of last month's episode here: https://youtu.be/4PuK_6zfxa8

Music is graciously provided by Craig Duncan.

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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/

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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 frie...

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October 17, 2021 30 min

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

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October 1, 2021 27 min

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...

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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/

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