Civil War Chatroom Book Chat
This is a  Civil War book discussion that was scheduled and held in the Civil War Home Chatroom.  What you see is the chat between the members as it occurred.  Each session consisted of discussing 2 or 3 chapters of the selected book and lasted about 1-1 1/2 hours.

A Bohemian Brigade
The Civil War Correspondents
James M. Perry

      A familiar figure on the modern battlefield is the combat correspondent, that hard-bitten, cynical journalist who chews on cigars and bullets and brings the smoke and gore back home. So the stereotype goes--and with basis in fact, as historian James Perry shows in this vigorous history of reporters on the front lines of the American Civil War.

Table of Contents

1.  The World's Greatest War Correspondent.
  (Chat for Chapters 1 & 2)

3.  Bull Run from the Front.
  (Chat for Chapters 3 & 4)

5.  Out West.
(Chat for Chapters 5 & 6)

 7.  A Very Angry General.
(Chat for Chapters 7 & 8)

9.  Prisoners of War.
(Chat for Chapters 9,10, & 11)

11.  The Jolly Congress.

13.  The Reporter Who Was Kissed by Lincoln.

15.  The Fall of Richmond.


2.  Bull Run from the Rear.

4.  The Three Graces: Greeley, Bennett, and Raymond.

6.  Afloat.

8.  The Court-Martial.

10.  Grant Finds a Reporter.

12.  Gettysburg.
(Chat for Chapters 12 & 13)

14.  There Is to Be No Turning Back 3 . .
(Chat for Chapters 12 & 13)