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Controlling Missouri, Part 2: This Means War

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

6 hours agoAudio/Video
Nathaniel Lyon declares war on the state of Missouri, and wages the first battle in the state.
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Controlling Missouri, Part 1: Nathaniel Lyon in St. Louis

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

08/09/2018Audio/Video
Nathaniel Lyon, a notoriously harsh officer in the US army, is sent to St. Louis to ensure Missouri’s place in the Union.
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Live Question and Answer Session

U.S. History

08/08/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton answers listener questions in the Mises Studio.
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The First Battle of Bull Run, Part 6: Aftermath

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

08/01/2018Audio/Video
In the North, the Union defeat at Bull Run changed everyone's perspective on the war. In the South, there were no celebrations for the costly victory.
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The First Battle of Bull Run, Part 5: Chinn Ridge

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07/26/2018Audio/Video
With new Confederate troops arriving throughout the afternoon, McDowell takes one last stand at Chinn Ridge.
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The First Battle of Bull Run, Part 4: Henry Hill

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07/18/2018Audio/Video
After a bloody day of fighting, the tide begins to turn for the Confederates.
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The First Battle of Bull Run, Part 3: Matthews Hill

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07/11/2018Audio/Video
The morning hours of the First Battle of Bull Run concentrated on Matthews Hill, where the outflanked Confederates tried desperately to hold their ground.
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The First Battle of Bull Run, Part 2: Blackburn’s Ford

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

07/04/2018Audio/Video
Three days before the major battle, regiments from the Army of Northeastern Virginia and the Army of the Potomac skirmish on the southeastern point of the Manassas battle site.
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The First Battle of Bull Run, Part 1: Hoke’s Run

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

06/27/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton tells the story of the Army of the Shenandoah and the Army of Pennsylvania, leading up to the First Battle of Bull Run.
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War Comes to Virginia

U.S. History

06/20/2018Audio/Video
The war in Virginia begins with a few minor skirmishes following the Union occupation of Alexandria and Arlington.
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