It's May 1864, and the Union has entered its fourth year of war against the Confederacy succession. President Abraham Lincoln has fired yet another General and promoted Ulysses S. Grant -- Hero of Vicksburg -- to General-in-Chief of the entire Union Army. Without delay, Grant forms a new aggressive strategy that will not only take the fight to the enemy but see him command the Army of the Potomac in the field. Join US Navy veteran Kyle Bondo, has he follows the history of Grant's Overland Campaign from Culpeper to Petersburg, Virginia, in his American Civil War podcast War Yankee. Learn what it took General Ulysses S. Grant and the soldiers of the Army of the Potomac to survive 40+ days of continuous warfare against the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in 1864. War Yankee - Overland is a history podcast presented by Gagglepod.
War Yankee - New Year's Update
Kyle Bondo wishes you a Happy New Year and gives you a brief update on what is coming up on War Yankee - Overland in January 2021.
Overland.09: Defiant Blue Knot
Kyle Bondo starts to explore the first critical events of the Battle of the Wilderness as the Army of the Potomac discovers rebel forces that threaten to cut their army in half.
Overland.08: We Will Fight Here
Kyle Bondo explores the unforeseen events that transpire in The Wilderness during the early morning hours of May 5th, 1864.
Overland.07: Clouded Yankee Minds
Kyle Bondo details the Army of the Potomac's first night in The Wilderness and how clouded judgments will lead to trouble in the morning.
Intelligence.04: Ring Knockers
Kyle Bondo explores the Union Army officers and how they were selected for leadership positions within Grant’s Army of the Potomac.
Intelligence.03: Rifleman First
Kyle Bondo explores the military jobs, specialties, and occupations that you would most likely have after enlisting in the Union Army.