A battle from the start: the life of Nathan Bedford Forrest

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HarperPerennial, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 457 pages
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This is the first book I ever read specifically about NB Forrest. I thought it was well balanced, and clearly described his personal strengths and weaknesses. The book had a rather folksy flavor to it ... Read full review

A battle from the start: the life of Nathan Bedford Forrest

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With his Civil War exploits the stuff of legend, Forrest's reputation as a Confederate military genius has long merited scholarly reappraisal, which Wills (Georgia Southern Univ.) provides in this ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter 2
21
Chapter 3
43
Operations in Central Kentucky December 1861
50
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Wills is professor of history at Clinch Valley Community College in Wise, Virginia, and former professor of history at Georgia Southern University.

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