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.

 For Cause & For Country:
A Study of the Affair at Spring Hill and the Battle of Franklin
Eric Jacobson and Richard Rupp

". . .concentrates on arguably the two most important days of the campaign. These two days, the last 48 hours of November 1864, saw the seemingly inexplicable lost opportunity at Spring Hill and the tragic bloodbath at Franklin a day later. Prior to this, Jacobson recounts the initial maneuverings of both armies as they struggled with distances, logistical problems, and weather. . . ." 

Table of Contents

1. The Road to Destiny
(Chat for Chapter 1)

3. The Roads to Spring Hill
(Chat for Chapter 3)

5. The Legend and Legacy of Spring Hill
(Chat for Chapters 5 & 6)

7. We Will Make the Fight
(Chat for Chapters 7 & 8)

9. I Thought I Knew What Fighting Was

11. The Whole Thing is Inexplicable

2. The March to The Ohio
(Chat for Chapter 2)

4. Passing Right Through Hood’s Army
(Chat for Chapter 4)

6. The Gathering Storm

8. The Devil Had Full Possession of the Earth

10. Defeat in a Blaze of Glory

12. Now There Can Be Peace