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.
 

The Devil Knows How To Ride
The True Story of William Clarke Quantrill and His Confederate Raiders
by
Edward E. Leslie

". . .When Quantrill first became involved in the ongoing strife on the Kansas-Missouri border in 1860, he was only twenty-two years old.  Many of the Missourians who joined his guerrilla band in later years were teenagers and so were even more immature than he was. . ." 

 Table of Contents

1.  The War Over Kansas Territory, 1854-1861
(Chat for Chapters 1,2, & 3)

3.  Quantrill's Western  Travels

5.  Quantrill Becomes a Guerrilla

7.  The Raid on Independence
(Chat for Chapters 7, 8, & 9 )

9.  The Lawrence Massacre

11. The Baxter Springs Massacre
 

13. Anderson and Todd During the Summer
     and Fall of 1864

15. The Postwar Years 

2.  Quantrill's Family Background and Early Years

4.  The Morgan Walker Raid
(Chat for Chapters 4,5, & 6)

6.  Ambushes and Reprisals

8.  Prelude to the Lawrence Massacre

10.  The Pursuit of Quantrill and the Issuing of Order No. 11
(Chat for Chapters 10 & 11)


12.  The Usurpation of Quantrill
(Chat for Chapters 12 & 13)

14.  The Death of Quantrill

(Chat for Chapters 14 & 15)

 

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