War Yankee – Overland

War Yankee - Overland

Overland.00: Trailer

It’s May 1864, and the Union enters its fourth year of war against the Confederacy succession. Ulysses S. Grant — Hero of Vicksburg — has been promoted to General-in-Chief of the entire Union Army by President Lincoln in a last-ditch effort to win the war. Grant, placing his command in the field with the Army of the Potomac, will now execute his own aggressive strategy against the rebels and all fronts. But first, he must spend the next 47-days fighting his way across the enemy-held Commonwealth of Virginia. Join amateur historian and US Navy veteran Kyle M. Bondo, as he follows the history of Grant’s Overland Campaign from Washington, DC, to Petersburg, Virginia, in War Yankee, an American Civil War Podcast is a history podcast presented by Gagglepod.

Join amateur war historian and US Navy veteran Kyle M. Bondo, has he follows the American Civil War through his own backyard. Learn more at waryankee.com.


“The world will little note nor long remember what we say here but it can never forget what they did here.”
— President Abraham Lincoln, From the Gettysburg Address

“Whatever happens, there will be no turning back.”
— Gen. Ulysses S. Grant

“That Grant. He was the only War Yankee Lincoln had that was worth anything.”
— Grandpa

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Kyle Bondo

Kyle M. Bondo (kylebondo.com) is dedicated to simplifying the complicated world of Podcasting. As the Chief Creative at Gagglepod (gagglepod.com), and co-host of Podwrecked (podwrecked.com), Kyle has been podcasting for 5 years, designed and produced several podcasts, and hopes to make a small dent in your podcasting universe by evangelizing the principles behind good podcast design.


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