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Chris Calton

Chris Calton is a 2018 Mises Institute Research Fellow and an economic historian. He is writer and host of the Historical Controversies podcast.

See also his YouTube channel here.

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"A Glittering Lie" — The True Battle of Shiloh

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

04/18/2019Audio/Video
In this special collaborative episode, Chris Calton and Dangerous History Podcast's "Professor CJ" share the vivid memoirs of two young soldiers fighting on opposing sides of one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War.
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The Battle of Shiloh, Part 4: "Tell My Mother I Died Like A Soldier"

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

04/10/2019Audio/Video
Chris Calton recounts the second and final day of the Battle of Shiloh, and the story of the Battle of Fallen Timbers.
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The Battle of Shiloh, Part 3: The Hornet’s Nest

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

04/05/2019Audio/Video
Chris Calton details the intense fighting at The Battle of Shiloh, where thousands of Union and Confederate soldiers fought in a narrow portion of the battlefield nicknamed "The Hornet's Nest."
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The Battle of Shiloh, Part 2: The Furies of Hell

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

03/27/2019Audio/Video
At the onset of the Battle of Shiloh, the Confederacy caught the Union by surprise. But what should have been a quick victory turned into a bloody battle of attrition.
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