The Mob Rules - Gettysburg, Day Three

The Mob Rules - Gettysburg, Day Three

When you listen to fools...The History Bomb concludes our look into the battle that shaped American history: The Battle of Gettysburg! The Confederacy was ready to make their final charge, yet the Union forces were standing ready to give their last full measure of devotion. Join us as we discuss the day which gave the Confederacy their High Water Mark, and why they failed.

This week's music: "The Mob Rules" by Black Sabbath

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