Category Archives: 1862

Civil War Podcast, Episode 211

PERRYVILLE (Part the First)

George Henry Thomas (1816-1870)

In which we set the stage for the Battle of Perryville, which took place in Kentucky on October 8, 1862.

Our book recommendation for this episode is “Creating a Confederate Kentucky: The Lost Cause and Civil War Memory in a Border State” by Anne E. Marshall.

Civil War Podcast, Episode 210

MOUNTAIN TREK FROM CUMBERLAND GAP

George Washington Morgan (later in life) 1820-1893

In which Rich & Tracy, with scratchy throats and failing voices, power through the episode to share the story of the epic march of the Federal garrison that evacuated Cumberland Gap during the 1862 Kentucky Campaign.

Our book recommendation for this episode is “Contested Borderland: The Civil War in Appalachian Kentucky and Virginia” by Brian D. McKnight.

Civil War Podcast, Episode 207

“KENTUCKY’S SIREN SONG OF GLORY”

Edmund Kirby Smith (1824-1893)

In which we continue our march toward Perryville. In this episode we set the stage for the Battle of Richmond (Kentucky), which was one of the most lop-sided victories of the Civil War.

Our book recommendation for this episode is “General Edmund Kirby Smith, CSA” by Joseph H. Parks.

Civil War Podcast, Episode 206

BLUEGRASS STATE OR BUST!

Braxton Bragg (1817-1876)

In which we start to set the stage for the Battle of Perryville, which took place in Kentucky on October 8, 1862.

Our book recommendation for this episode is “Braxton Bragg: The Most Hated Man of the Confederacy” by Earl J. Hess.

Civil War Podcast, Episode 203

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION (Part the Third)

William Henry Seward (1801-1872)

In which we discuss Abraham Lincoln’s release of the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation on September 22, 1862.

Our book recommendation for this episode is “Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America” by Allen C. Guelzo.