· intelligence · 2 min read
Intelligence.03: Rifleman First
Learn how military jobs, specialties, and occupations that you would most likely have after enlisting in the Union Army.
Intelligence Season 1 - Bonus Episode #3
In This Episode
It’s May 4th, 1864 — You are a soldier in the Army of the Potomac marching towards the Rapidan River and into The Wilderness — a 70-mile tract of thickets and dense forest that only a year before had been the location of this same armies defeat at the Battle of Chancellorsville. Before you cross the floating bridge over the Rapidan River that will later be torn up so that you cannot use it again to retreat… you may ask yourself… How did I get here?
“It’s just like shooting squirrels, only these squirrels have guns..”
— Federal Veteran instructing Recruits in Rifleman Skills, America Goes to War by Bruce Catton.
Support the War Yankee Podcast
Every episode is a work of passion that requires a lot of coffee. I research, read, visit, host, mix, edit, and produce every episode myself. I would greatly appreciate it if you could do two things for me:
- COFFEE: If you enjoy this podcast, please consider supporting the show by buying me a cup of coffee (or two)!
- FEEDBACK: Send me a quick note of encouragement at firstname.lastname@example.org. This keeps me going when times get tough!
Thank you for taking the time to listen. You are appreciated!
War Yankee Supports ABT
American Battlefield Trust knows that there is no substitute for experiencing history in the places where it actually took place and has worked to become the only one national organization working to save America’s historic battlefields today and discover how you can help preserve American history forever. Join me in the fight to save our nation’s historic battlefields by visiting the American Battlefield Trust website at battlefields.org.
Subscribe to War Yankee
War Yankee is a Oncetold Production