Episode

Stuff You Missed in History Class

HowStuffWorks

Society & Culture, History

Chart Positions

History 1
Top 200 26
Society & Culture 6

Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

U.S. Contraband Camps

July 20th, 2016

Episode 911 of 1000 episodes

When three escaped slaves showed up at a Union position during the U.S. Civil War, the decision of how to handle the situation fell to Maj. Gen. Benjamin Butler. His actions led to a situation for which the government was simply not prepared.

Featured Podcast

Listen