EVERY MONDAY Military & Combat

Witness history’s greatest battles and explore the stories behind the tactics, technology, and the men and women who were on the front lines.

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March 4, 2024

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12:00A

Civil War Journal

Pickett's Charge

Was it heroism or was it folly? The story of Confederate Gen. George Edward Pickett's desperate charge against Union forces at Gettysburg.

9:00A

5:00P

1:00A

Civil War Journal

Shadows of Lightning: Jeb Stuart & The CSA Cavalry

Fascinating story of the amazing horsemen who fought in the Confederate cavalry. Focuses on the colorful Gen. Jeb Stuart, whose leadership made the cavalry virtually unstoppable.

10:00A

6:00P

2:00A

Civil War Journal

Terrible Swift Sword: The Union Cavalry

Traces the history of the federal cavalry from its disastrous performance at the beginning of the war to its coming of age at Brandy Station. Profiles such dynamic leaders as Generals Buford and Sheridan.

11:00A

7:00P

3:00A

Civil War Journal

The Gray Ghost: John Singleton Mosby

Dangerous, discreet, and enterprising, Confederate scout and guerrilla raider John Singleton Mosby kept the Yankees "alert.

12:00P

8:00P

4:00A

Civil War Journal

War Crimes: The Death Camps

An examination of one of the most shameful sagas of the Civil War--the inhuman treatment of POWs by both the North and the South. Includes a look at facilities in the camps and the crimes committed against the prisoners.

1:00P

9:00P

5:00A

Civil War Journal

West Point Classmates

U.S. Military Academy classmates who fought on opposite sides of the Civil War.

2:00P

10:00P

6:00A

Civil War Journal

Women at War

Details how women from both the North and South were inspired to join the war effort. Includes the stories of such heroines as nurse Clara Barton, spy Rose O'Neal Greenhow, and the thousands who took on surprising new roles in factories and on the front lines.

3:00P

11:00P

7:00A

Civil War Journal

Zouaves!

The saga of the most flamboyant troops of the Civil War, who modeled themselves after the fierce tribes of Algeria. The Zouaves could load their guns running, crawling, or somersaulting.