It’s time for another edition of O&E for your browsing enjoyment:
- The Civil War bread riots in Richmond (hat tip to the latest History Carnival) at Axis of Evel Knievel
- An interesting interview of Joseph W. Glatthaar about his new book General Lee’s Army: From Victory to Collapse
- The “epicenter” of the Civil War plans to commemorate, not celebrate, the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War
- Jeff at The Capitol Tribune rethinks his stance on Ulysses S. Grant
- A blog post giving a whole new meaning to the term “GENERAL Manager”
- Drew Gilpin Faust doubles as a Public Intellectual, according to the magazine Foreign Policy
- A First Person Shooter (FPS) where time traveling and Antietam mix? Strange but true, and Paper, Rock, Shotgun has the details.
- An excellent look at Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation from a blog specializing in Black History
- Bryan J. Scrafford asks a question many of us have wondered about: Was the Civil War Inevitable? He believes it was avoidable, and promises a paper on the subject for his class on The History of the Old South.
- The indiegamer.com forums have a short discussion ongoing about the Civil War game “Bushwhack”
- Jack at Michigan Civil War blog votes for universal restoration to period view sheds
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