A battle from the start: the life of Nathan Bedford Forrest
A biography of the Confederate cavalry leader describes his poor childhood in Mississippi, his adulthood as a millionaire slave trader, his rise through the ranks of the Confederate army, and his feats on the battlefield. National ad/promo.
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415; Edwin C. Bearss, Forrest at Brice's Cross Roads and in North Mississippi in
1864 (Dayton, Ohio: Press of Morningside Bookshop, 1979), offers a
comprehensive examination of these campaigns. 10. Sherman to Rawlins, April
19, 1864, ...
Quoted in Edwin C. Bearss, Forrest at Brice's Cross Roads and in North
Mississippi in 1864 (Dayton, Ohio: Press of Morningside Bookshop, 1979), p. 199
; Henry, p. 317. 30. Bearss, p. 198. 31. Quoted in James R. Chalmers, "Forrest
and His ...
Bearss, Edwin C. Forrest at Brice's Cross Roads and in North Mississippi in 1864.
Dayton, Ohio: Press of Morningside Bookshop, 1979. Beringer, Richard E.,
Herman Hattaway, Archer Jones, and William N. Still, Jr. Why the South Lost the
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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
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Wills (History/Georgia Southern Univ.) superbly tells the story of one of the Confederacy's authentic military geniuses, the man who consistently ``got there first with the most men'' and bedeviled ... Read full review
Operations in Central Kentucky December 1861
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