Portraits of Blue & Grey: The Biographical Civil War Podcast
About This Show
Portraits of Blue & Grey, hosted by Christopher Moore, is a biographical Civil War podcast that examines the lives of the most prominent, interesting, and influential figures of the United States Civil War Era.
Most Recent Episode
George Brinton McClellan, Part 2
George Brinton McClellan left the army at the rank of captain but, upon the start of the Civil War, soon found himself a major general in overall command of all Union operations. He was called to Washington to restore order after the disaster at First Manassas, and he built the Army of the Potomac into a first-rate fighting force. But before long, due to his overly cautious nature, the administration began to run out of patience. In the Spring of 1862, he took his army to the Virginia Peninsula for an assault on Richmond from the southeast. On the Peninsula, he encountered an adversary able to expose his weaknesses in Robert E. Lee. If you have any questions or comments about the show, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Episodes of This Show
Dec 12, 2017
Nov 5, 2017