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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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.

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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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.