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.
Robert E Lee and Special Order 191 and 3 "Gap" battles at the Battle of South Mountain
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
We continue our conversations of day 2 and day of Second Bull Run / Second Manassas and talk about the fallout of the battle.
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 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
Let's take a look at the life of the Confederate General Robert E Lee
Back over in the Virginia Peninsula Campaign, we'll talk about the battle that brings Robert E Lee into command of the Confederate army
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!
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
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
Merrimack (Virginia) vs Monitor
Scott’s Anaconda don’t want none…
McClellan’s Reign & Ball’s Bluff
Wilson’s Creek and Lincoln’s Command Woes – CW Pt 5