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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the life of Nathan Bedford Forrest Brian Steel Wills. Brigadier General W. H.
Jackson, commanding a division of Forrest's cavalry. Brigadier General Frank C.
Armstrong. Brigadier General A. Buford, commanding a division of Forrest's
Forrest to Garner, September 10, 1862, Braxton Bragg Papers. 16. Thomas
Jordan and J. P. Pryor, The Campaigns of Lieut. -Gen. N. B. Forrest, and of
Forrest's Cavalry (New Orleans: Blelock & Co. 1868), pp. 184-86; Wyeth, p. 103;
the life of Nathan Bedford Forrest Brian Steel Wills ... Robert Selph Henry, "First
With the Most" Forrest (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1944), p. 269. 6. ... John
Watson Morton, The Artillery of Nathan Bedford Forrest's Cavalry (Nashville,
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - delta351 - LibraryThing
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 ForrestUser Review - Kirkus
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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