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Addressing Gettysburg

May 20, 2024

In January of 1869, Frederick Douglass came to Gettysburg. He faced death threats, but he delivered his own "Gettysburg Address" nonetheless. We don't know exactly what he said, but historians are able to glean what he most likely said based on speeches he gave elsewhere during his speaking tour of that time.

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May 13, 2024

LBG Rick Schroeder is back with the companion episode to our "Famous Union Officers' Wounds" episode . In this one we talk about those famous Confederate wounds. For those of you interested in Civil War medicine, these episodes are MUST-LISTEN episodes.


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May 6, 2024

Everybody knows Michael "Six Questions" Lentz. But do we REALLY know him? Well, by the end of this episode, you will. Mike sat down with me in 2023 to do a SPOTLIGHT ON while we were still in the shed studio with no electricity. Ah the good old days! Anyway, we discussed myriad topics from his birth in Oregon, childhood...

May 1, 2024


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“General Reynolds was killed early this morning. In my opinion, there seems to be no directing person”.


When Brigadier General John Buford sent this message to Major General Alfred Pleasonton on the afternoon of July 1, 1863, did it plant the seed in...