Clemmer describes the actual stories behind the men who earned the post-humous Confederate Medal of Honor. Valor in Gray sends you back in time to the battlefields of the 1860s and clouds your nostrils with the smell of burnt powder. He writes in detail about the events which caused these men to be remembered. He spent countless hours researching the character of each recipient and the things they did to deserve their tragic honor. Whether a descendant of the North or the South, this book will make you feel the emotion that drove these men to risk their lives for the values and beliefs they held dear. Each chapter is devoted to a separate Confederate Medal of Honor recipient.