Archive

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

Episode 047

The Long Knives of Clark – Illinois Campaign

The Illinois Campaign would be an almost year long campaign lead by American commander George Roger Clark to liberate the French inhabitants of Illinois from the local British Government

Episode 046

Lee You Had One Job – The Battle of Monmouth

In full retreat from Philadelphia to New York, British Commander Sir Henry Clinton is challenged outside Monmouth Courthouse by none other than George Washington himself.

Episode 045

Howe to Say Goodbye & The Battle of Barren Hill

General William Howe has been replaced by Sir Henry Clinton, and meanwhile outside of Philadelphia a young inexperienced French commander named Lafayette is encircled on top of Barren Hill.

Episode 044

Battle of White Marsh and The French Alliance

Washington comes under a "surprise" attack from General Howe outside of Philadelphia at the Battle of White Marsh and from across the Atlantic and new ally officially backs the American Cause.

Episode 043

A Tale of Two Forts: Mercer & Mifflin

Fort Mercer and Fort Mifflin were two strategic forts on the Delaware that George Washington wanted to use to drive the British out of Philadelphia. Was he successful? We'll find out in this week's episode.

Episode 042

Campaign of The Clintons

While John Burgoyne was in between Freeman's Farm and Bemis Heights, Sir Henry Clinton went North to take forts from two American General Clinton's, in what he considered to be an adequate diversion.

Episode 41

The Battle of Saratoga – Part III: Bemis Heights

The Battle of Bemis Heights is the final part of the overarching Battle of Saratoga. Here we'll see Benedict Arnold act without orders to lead his units to victory, a victory which would cause John Burgoyne to surrender over 5,000 men.

Episode 040

The Battle of Saratoga – Part II: Freeman’s Farm

The first shots are fired at the Battle of Saratoga in a skirmish referred to as The Battle of Freeman's Farm, which will pit Benedict Arnold and Daniel Morgan against British Generals Fraser and Hamilton.

Episode 039

The Battle of Saratoga – Part I

The Battle of Saratoga would result from Burgoyne's maneuvering of his troops in an advance on Albany NY, but in his way stood Horatio Gates, who had just recently relieved Phillip Schuyler of his command.

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.

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