It’s time for another edition of odds and ends. Check out some of the Civil War related news, discussions, and events of the past few days:
- Members of Board Game Geek discuss Raiders and Blockaders, a miniatures rule set for American Civil War naval warfare
- Which Civil War general do you most resemble? Take a quiz and find out!
- The Franklin Civil War Roundtable blog has an interview with Civil War Historian Steven Woodworth up about John Bell Hood’s role in the Atlanta Campaign
- A short overview of hexagonal tiles, or “hexes” to you wargamers in the crowd, from “italian geek and PROgrammer” Emanuele Feronato
- Christian Science Monitor Editor Marjorie Kehe reviews Drew Gilpin Faust’s This Republic of Suffering
- Another in the endless line of ghostly happenings at Gettysburg
- The city adjoining Chattanooga and Chickamauga National Military Park plans for Civil War Anniversary
- Craig Swain discusses the compatibility of Historical Marker Database (HMBD) and Google Earth
- Nick Kurtz reviews How The South Could Have Won The Civil War at Battlefield Wanderings
- Elektratig points readers in the direction of a review of Walter A. McDougall’s new book, Throes of Democracy: The American Civil War Era 1829 – 1877
- Bayou Renaissance Man covers airborne liaisons with Army commanders in the Civil War and beyond
- A review of On To Richmond, a Civil War board game covering the Peninsula Campaign, at Board Game Geek
- A review of Mark Noll’s The Civil War as a Theological Crisis at Christianity Today
- Professor Claire B. Potter of Wesleyan University chooses Drew Gilpin Faust’s This Republic of Suffering (wow, this book is getting more airtime around the blogosphere than Hannah Montana on a teenage girl’s radio, maybe I should go ahead and read it) as one of four books focusing on “the history of violence, war and nationalism that are useful to us as historians and as critical thinkers about the contemporary United States.”
I have plenty more, but I’ll stop for now and let you digest some of these. Happy reading!