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Jan 24, 2005 9:39 pm

Noted Here and There ...

Shola Adeneken's"Academics Give Lessons on Blogs" for the BBC News features Esther Maccallum-Stewart of Sussex University and her blog, Break of Day in the Trenches or What a Lovely War.

Ohio State's Mark Grimsley finds that blogging is a new step in scholarship. Not only does he have a first rate military history blog, War Historian, but he's launched a new group venture, Civil Warriors, with some of his graduate students. His posts are fascinating material: a frank discussion about publications and the professional stuggle upwards; and how blogging on Counterfactuals and Contingency led to an article on"Second-Guessing Bobby Lee: A Counterfactual Assessment of Lee's Generalship During the Overland Campaign."

Update at 4:37 p.m.: I want it known that I was up all night last night reading page proofs of"Murder and Biblical Memory: The Legend of Vernon Johns" against this morning's deadline. It will be the lead article in the Spring issue of the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography. And the great Reeves debate has kept me up all day, too. If I've been grumpy, that's part of the reason, and I apologize for my grumpiness. This evening, I expect to go to bed; but, just between you and me, the article is brilliant.

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