American Military History Podcast show

American Military History Podcast

Summary: Join amateur military historian podcaster Justin Johnson as he covers the military history of America in the American Military History Podcast. Covering America’s Military History from the Revolutionary War through current day conflicts. New episodes release every Thursday. Subscribe on iTunes to stay up to date.


 Lee’s Special Order and South Mountain | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:48

Robert E Lee and Special Order 191 and 3 "Gap" battles at the Battle of South Mountain

 Author Interview: Veronica Kirin – Stories of Elders | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:09:17

Buckle up. We've got a wild episode today. It's a bit of a departure from the norm - but as soon as I heard about Veronica and her book Stories of Elders: What The Greatest Generation knows about Technology that You Don't... I was hooked. Being in the technology space - I had to talk to her. We talk about everything from credit, to kids, It's a Wonderful Life, Saturn V's and more... I had a blast doing this interview and I hope you all enjoy it

 Second Battle of Bull Run (Part 2) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 58:59

We continue our conversations of day 2 and day of Second Bull Run / Second Manassas and talk about the fallout of the battle.

 Second Battle of Bull Run (Pt I) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:02

We return to Manassas for "round 2" with the second Battle of Bull Run / Manassas where Lee pushes forward with his "wing" commanders Stuart and Jackson

 Seven Days Battle | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:19

Seven Days of fighting in late June and early July would change the face of the Civil War - as Robert E Lee assumed command of the Confederates and launched an offensive against the Union forces surrounding Richmond

 Robert E. Lee | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:07:48

Let's take a look at the life of the Confederate General Robert E Lee

 Hanover Courthouse & Seven Pines | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 40:12

Back over in the Virginia Peninsula Campaign, we'll talk about the battle that brings Robert E Lee into command of the Confederate army

 Stonewall Jackon’s Valley Campaign | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:10:07

In the spring/summer of 1862 - Stonewall Jackson lead an audacious and stunning campaign that propelled him to military fame in the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia. In this episode, we'll cover that entire campaign!

 How can I draw my sword upon Virginia? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:39

Let's jump over from Mississippi to Virginia to talk a little bit about the Peninsula Captain of the Civil War. Taking place in Robert E Lee's native Virginia we'll start with the beginning of McClellan's journey up the York/James River Peninsula as he's tracking towards the Confederate capital of Richmond

 The Siege of Corinth | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 43:20

With both sides still reeling from Shiloh - the Union army advances on the retreating Confederate army with hopes of capturing both it - and the railroad junctions at Cornith, but will Halleck's leadership of the Union army lead to disaster or defeat? Did Grant actually consider leaving the army? Learn that and more in this week's episode

 The Battle of Shiloh | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:32:04
 Merrimack (Virginia) vs Monitor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 52:03

Merrimack (Virginia) vs Monitor

 Scott’s Anaconda don’t want none… | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 42:52

Scott’s Anaconda don’t want none…

 McClellan’s Reign & Ball’s Bluff | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 49:47

McClellan’s Reign & Ball’s Bluff

 Wilson’s Creek and Lincoln’s Command Woes – CW Pt 5 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:26

Wilson’s Creek and Lincoln’s Command Woes – CW Pt 5


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