NARAtions: The Blog (and Wiki) of the United States National Archives

I am adding  NARAtions to my blogroll along with other sites that help me with my research. I’m sure this won’t be news to many of you but NARAtions is, as my article title suggests, the U.S. National Archives blog. The stated purpose… We began this blog because we are hoping to talk with you […]

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American Civil War Artillery Demonstration, Antietam National Park

via posterous.com Excellent demonstration of how a gun crew handled artillery during the American Civil War can be seen below. Antietam Artillery Demonstration Ranger Mannie Gentile has become an excellent film maker. His blog, My year of living Rangerously, remains one of my favorites. Posted via web from Rene Tyree’s Lifestream

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OUP Blogs Lincoln as Part of Bicentennial Celebration

I’m a fan of university presses so I’m sharing some information forwarded to me by the good folks at Oxford University Press about books and stories they are featuring on their Oxford University Press USA Blog as part of the Lincoln Bicentennial celebration. Check it out. An excerpt from James McPherson’s ABRAHAM LINCOLN A series […]

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History Blog "Cliopatria Award" Nominations Due by 11/30!

OK history buffs… George Mason University’s History News Network does its bit to encourage history bloggers with its annual Cliopatria Awards, but it needs nominations from readers like you. Intended to “recognize the best history writing in the blogosphere,” nominated history blogs will be considered for six award categories: Best Group Blog Best Individual Blog […]

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Link Updates

Over the weekend, I added quite a few links to the right navbar which I use to keep myself organized. Here’s a quick run down of several of the new adds. There’s a theme in here somewhere…. Links to all state historical societies The Historical Maritime Society Smith’s Master Index to Maritime Museums (WOW!) Portsmouth […]

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Civil War Blog Addition and British History Online

I’ve made some additional adds to my blogroll and links. First a belated welcome to Jim Beeghley whose blog, “Teaching the Civil War with Technology” has not only a strong premise but some terrific posts. Welcome Jim! http://blog.teachthecivilwar.com And thanks to Alex Rose over at The History Man blog for a lead to British History […]

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New Blogroll Adds to WigWags

I’m pleased to add two sites to my blogroll. First The Tipsy Historian which you can access here. I’ve enjoyed reading it for the first time today, particularly the post on the Lost Cause Mythology. And secondly, a fellow student blog called History Rhymes here which is blogged by Alex Seifert, a history student at […]

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Baltimore Sun's Civil War Books Discussion

Dave Rosenthal, the Sunday and Readership Editor for the Baltimore Sun, asked me to contribute to a discussion of Civil War Books on their book blog, Read Street. I’m up for any opportunity to talk about books. Check out my recommendations and those of fellow commentators here.

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Blogkeeping…hello, goodbye

I am making a couple of blogroll updates, both fellow WordPress bloggers… First, John Maass is closing shop which is sad but understandable. John – hope you’ll continue to stay in touch. I really enjoyed your blog. And best of luck in future endeavors. I plan to keep his link on my blogroll because there […]

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