I'm taking it easy for a few days. Enjoy these excellent posts:
Civil War Memory: the US Army has a strange public stance on the Civil War
The Feminist Underground: more on girls and movies
Executed Today: concealing the birth of a bastard child in NH, 1739
Town Called Dobson: "Smile When You Are Sold"
The Truth About Black Confederates (via Lawyers, Guns, and Money)