Podcast 50: History Speaks shares the story of Civil War Soldier Richard W. Eggert who later became editor of the Danville Gem newspaper. Eggert met face to face with Confederate soldier in order to exchange newspapers, hardtack, and tobacco in 1864.
By: Terry Diener
Producer and Narrator Terry Diener
Source: Danville Intelligencer Newspaper 1906
Music: Van Wagner and “Lucky Man”