civil war

Sesquicentennial: Giving New Life to the Civil War’s Second Bloodiest Battle

One hundred and fifty years ago, the United States was locked in a bloody civil war. September 19th and 20th, 1863 saw nearly 35,000 men fall at the Battle of Chickamauga, in northern Georgia. This blight on the United States’ unity has faded into the past for many Americans, but for those living in towns surrounded…

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October 20, 2013: Paddling and Kite Surfing East Africa, Reenacting Civil War Battles and More

Every week, embark with host Boyd Matson on an exploration of the latest discoveries and interviews with some of the most fascinating people on the planet, on National Geographic Weekend. Please check listings near you to find the best way to listen to National Geographic Weekend on radio, or listen below! Hour 1 Adventures are so named, because they incorporate difficult…

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