Category Archives: 1862

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.

Civil War Podcast, Episode 201

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION (Part the First)

Frederick Douglass (1818?- 1895)

In which we begin to trace the evolution of the federal government’s ideas & policies about slavery & emancipation during the Civil War.

Our book recommendation for this episode is “The Fall of the House of Dixie: The Civil War and the Social Revolution That Transformed the South” by Bruce Levine.

Civil War Podcast, Episode 200

ANTIETAM (Epilogue) & EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION (Prologue)

President Lincoln visiting George McClellan at the general’s headquarters on October 4, 1862. Visible in the lower left is a captured Confederate battle flag.

In which we look at the aftermath of the 1862 Maryland Campaign, and we set the stage for our discussion of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Our book recommendation for this episode is “Lincoln’s Hundred Days: The Emancipation Proclamation and the War for the Union” by Louis P. Masur.

Civil War Podcast, Episode 199

ANTIETAM (Part the Fourteenth)

Confederate dead on east side of the Hagerstown Pike, near the hill where the visitor center is located today, with the photographer looking toward the Dunker Church.

In which we wrap-up our discussion of the Battle of Antietam, which took place on September 17, 1862.

Our book recommendations for this episode are “Antietam: Essays on the 1862 Maryland Campaign” edited by Gary W. Gallagher and “The Antietam Campaign” edited by Gary W. Gallagher.