Archive

Below is an archive of every episode of the American Military Podcast, ordered chronologically for your enjoyment.

Episode 038

Fifes, Drums & Kentucky Rifles

This week we'll discuss fife and drums for battlefield communications and a game changing piece of technology: The Kentucky Rifle.

Episode 037

Battle of The Clouds & The Paoli Massacre

After the Battle of Brandywine, Washington decides to press forward against the British in the short lived Battle of the Clouds. Afterwards Wayne's militia come under surprise attack in the Paoli Massacre

Episode 036

Battle of Brandywine – Part II

We continue this week with the Battle of Brandywine by starting out with a description of the British troop actions that allowed them to flank the American forces and the subsequent clash of the two armies, which resulted in an American defeat.

Episode 035

Battle of Brandywine – Part I

The Battle of Brandywine in August 1777 would start out as a chess match between Generals Washington and Howe as they maneuvered for position around the Brandywine

Episode 034

Buildup to Brandywine

After the siege of Fort Stanwix (or Fort Schulyer) Washington comes out of his winter in Morristown, NJ and participates in the events leading up to the Battle of Brandywine, including the Battle of Cooch's Bridge

Episode 033

The Battle of Bennington

The Battle of Bennington which took place in August of 1777 pits our old friend John Stark against British forces who had planned on raiding the town of Bennington for much needed supplies.

Episode 032

The Flag Resolution

The United States flag is an iconic symbol, created in part with the Flag Resolution. But did soldiers in the Continental Army use it? Yes and no. We'll find out more on this week's episode.

Episode 031

Battle of Ridgefield

A few short months after Washington beds down for the winter in Morristown, NC the Battle of Ridgefield and the subsequent skirmishes surrounding the battle took place, featuring none other than Benedict Arnold.

Episode 030

Battle of Valcour Island

Valcour Island was the first battle of the American Navy and pitted Benedict Arnold against Guy Carleton, British governor of Quebec in an arms race of boat building and cannon firing on Lake Champlain.

Episode 029

Battle of Princeton

The Battle of Princeton pitted George Washington against British General Mawhood near the current location of Princeton university in early January of 1777. After several routes and the death of Mercer, will Washington be able to rally a victory?

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