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Battles and Banter: A Relaxed Military History Podcast


Jun 9, 2020

On this episode of BnB, we continue into the Overland Campaign of 1864 with the beginning of a new trilogy of Civil War episodes. Avery, Codie & Tony convene to discuss the first days of the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, which was the single longest individual battle of the American Civil War; fought from May 8-21, 1864, the fighting between the forces under General Grant and General Lee would see the continuation of the bloody trench warfare that began at the Wilderness on May 5-6. The guys discuss the shifting of the armies as they began the fighting in the more open terrain around Spotsylvania, as well as various foods, drink and Codie's seemingly flawless transformation into Michael McDonald. Strap in for a good time and enjoy!