Civil War Odds & Ends looks at recent interesting Civil War news and notes from around the Civil War blogosphere and the web.
- Wargames Illustrated #261 will feature Civil War cavalry miniatures.
- The Richmond Times-Dispatch features an article about the inaugural event of the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the America Civil War Commission.
- Archived webcasts of the event are available as well.
- Fellow blogger Andrew Duppstadt spent the day in Richmond and watched the conference live.
- Harry Smeltzer at Bull Runnings has an interesting story up of Southern impressment of Northern soldiers early in the war. Notes on the article are also up.
- Someone at The Big Money thinks it is a good idea to kick U.S. Grant off of the $50…and replace him with Frederick Douglass! (ht to Dimitri Rotov and Ethan Rafuse)
- Confusion appears to reign in Georgia as the state plans its Civil War Sesquicentennial events. Apparently “the chance to make money on tourists” is about the only thing they have nailed down so far! (another ht to Dimitri)
- Fellow blogger J.D. Petruzzi is offering up limited edition copies of his new book The Complete Gettysburg Guide on June 4-7, 2009 at the Civil War Preservation Trust Conference in Gettysburg.
- Past in the Present looks at battlefield usage by those who aren’t there to see the battlefield.
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