The Battle of Shiloh, Part 3: The Hornet’s Nest


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Season 3, Episode 51

As the Union line fell back, they condensed at the bottom of a ravine. As the thousands of soldiers in each army crowded in to fight in the narrowest portion of the battlefield, the area earned the nickname “The Hornet’s Nest.” Before the day was done, thousands of men would fall, including the highest ranking officer to lose his life during the entire war.

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

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