Civil War http://redriverradio.org en History Matters: April is full of historical milestones for Louisiana http://redriverradio.org/post/history-matters-april-full-historical-milestones-louisiana <p>Commentator Gary Joiner compiled a historical roundup of the month of April. He explains how those events hundreds of years ago literally shaped the State of Louisiana today.</p> Tue, 06 May 2014 12:35:23 +0000 Gary Joiner, Ph.D. 43885 at http://redriverradio.org History Matters: April is full of historical milestones for Louisiana History Matters: A Civil War veteran scrutinized every turn in the Battle of Mansfield http://redriverradio.org/post/history-matters-civil-war-veteran-scrutinized-every-turn-battle-mansfield <p>Commentator Gary Joiner remembers Civil War veteran James A. Jarratt who wanted to ensure his firsthand account of the Battle of Mansfield helped lend clarity to&nbsp; history.</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 12:35:00 +0000 Gary Joiner, Ph.D. 42215 at http://redriverradio.org History Matters: A Civil War veteran scrutinized every turn in the Battle of Mansfield History Matters: Civil War historians follow the footsteps of Union soldiers http://redriverradio.org/post/history-matters-civil-war-historians-follow-footsteps-union-soldiers <p>Commentator Gary Joiner takes us on a road trip. We follow the Red River Campaign that Civil War historians like to travel to follow in the footsteps of the Union army soldiers who moved through the area more than 150 years ago.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 12:39:21 +0000 Gary Joiner, Ph.D. 31960 at http://redriverradio.org History Matters: Civil War historians follow the footsteps of Union soldiers History Matters: On the impressive cover of Pvt. Lyons Wakeman http://redriverradio.org/post/history-matters-impressive-cover-pvt-lyons-wakeman <p>Commentator Gary Joiner recounts the remarkable life of a Civil War soldier in Louisiana who kept her gender a secret to the end.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 12:35:00 +0000 Gary Joiner, Ph.D. 29604 at http://redriverradio.org History Matters: On the impressive cover of Pvt. Lyons Wakeman History Matters: Why 'sacred soil' matters http://redriverradio.org/post/history-matters-why-sacred-soil-matters <p></p><p></p><p>Commentator Gary Joiner takes a "soil test" of sorts. He explores why Civil War soldiers took up arms on one side or the other in the bloodiest war in America's history.</p><p></p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 12:35:00 +0000 Gary Joiner, Ph.D. 28966 at http://redriverradio.org History Matters: Why 'sacred soil' matters