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.

Covered With Glory
The 26th North Carolina Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg
Rod Gragg

". . . .The 26th North Carolina has the dubious distinction of appearing in Fox’s Regimental Losses of the American Civil War, 1861-1865 as having suffered "the severest regimental loss during the Civil War." In just two days of battle, July 1st on McPherson’s Ridge and on the 3rd in the front ranks of Pettigrew’s charge at Gettysburg, the Tar Heels lost over 680 casualties of the 800-plus engaged. . . ."

Table of Contents

Introduction - I Was Once a Soldier

1.   Good, Honest American Stock
(Chat for Chapters 1 & 2)

3.   We are on Our Way
(Chat for Chapters 3 & 4)

5.   Summer Is Ended
(Chat for Chapters 5 & 6)

7.   Covered with Glory
(Chat for Chapters 7, 8, 9, & 10)

9.   All Were Willing to Die

11. Unconquered in Spirit
(Chat for chapter 11 and Epilogue)



2.   Into the Jaws of Certain Death

4.   May the Good Lord Take Care of the Pore Soldiers

6.   Like Wheat Before the Sickle

8.   The Sickening Horrors of War

10.  Terrible as an Army with Banners

Epilogue - Steadfast to the Last