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Members Episode #59

SOLDIER-CORRESPONDENTS

Wilbur Fisk (1839-1914) of Vermont supplied with his hometown newspaper with news from the front.

In which we look at how soldier-correspondents reported from the front for their hometown newspapers.

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Members Episode #58

JOURNALISM AND THE PRESS DURING THE CIVIL WAR

In which we discuss the critical role that newspapers and other periodicals played informing the Northern & Southern home fronts during the Civil War.

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Members Episode #55

SHEPHERDSTOWN: LAST CLASH OF THE 1862 MARYLAND CAMPAIGN

In which we look at the fighting at Boteler’s Ford on the Potomac River, near Shepherdstown, Virginia on September 19 & 20, 1862.

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Members Episode #54

THE “HARPERS FERRY SKEDADDLERS”

Benjamin Franklin “Grimes” Davis (1832-1863)

In which we tell the story of the 1500 Federal cavalrymen who escaped from the Confederate trap at Harpers Ferry on the night of September 14/15, 1862.

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Members Episode #53

STONEWALL JACKSON AT HARPERS FERRY (Part the Second)

Dixon Stansbury Miles (1804-1862)

In which we finish telling the story of Stonewall Jackson’s capture of Harpers Ferry on September 16, 1862.

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