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The Emergence of Grant, Part 3: Fort Donelson

  • Introduction to the Civil War

Tags U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

02/20/2019Chris Calton

Season 3, Episode 45

The Battle of Fort Donelson would take place over several days. Waged from two fronts, the land and the river, the battle would seem to be turning in favor of the Confederates. While Ulysses S. Grant was off the battlefield consulting with the naval commander, Captain Foote, the Confederates would push the Union back, opening the door for escape.

Chris Calton recounts the controversial history of the Civil War. You may support this podcast financially at Mises.org/SupportHC. Subscribe today at Spotify, Google Play, iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher, or via RSS.

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