Hardcover. The name Nathan Bedford Forrest stirs conflicting emotions among those acquainted with his history. Here he is presented as a man of many passions and abilities, a man who, faced with fina.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 528 pages. 0.957. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Recommended as must reading for those who want to know Forrest and his way of war Edwin C Bearss historian emeritus National Park Service Nathan Bedford Forrest s astounding military abilities passionate temperament and tactical ingenuity on the battlefield have earned the respect of Civil War scholars and military leaders alike He was a man who stirred the most extreme emotions among his followers and his enemies and his name continues to inspire controversy In this comprehensive biography Forrest is illuminated as the brilliant battlefield tactician that he was and the only Confederate cavalry leader feared by Ulysses S Grant Historians Eddy W Davison and Daniel Foxx offer a detailed explanation of the Fort Pillow massacre unraveling the facts to prove that it was not indeed a massacre The book also discusses Forrestis role in the Ku Klux Klan and how he came to be its first grand wizard Dispelling several myths this is a study of the complete Forrest including his rise as a self made millionaire in Memphis his remarkable success leading the Seventh Tennessee Cavalry and his life following the Civil War Although the book is filled with vivid battle narratives it goes beyond Forrestis military life to examine other aspects of this enigmatic leaderohis role as husband and father for example and his dramatic call for full citizenship for Black Southerners A look into the psychological makeup of Forrest background on his personal life leading up to his military battles Book also includes his military battles and reconstruction Most staff officers and escort members of famous Civil War generals have faded into obscurity However the escort company and staff officers of Nathan Bedford Forrest were held in awe by men on both sides of the conflict during the war and long after and they continue to be held in esteem as figures as legendary as Forrest himself Not merely guards or couriers these men were an elite force who rode harder
From the Publisher: Dispels the myths and misconceptions of this born military leader and astute tactician.
Title: Nathan Bedford Forrest: In Search of the ...
Book Condition: New
Book Description Pelican Publishing, 2007. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 1589804155-2-4
Book Description Pelican Publishing 2007-03-22, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Books is in good condition. Some moderate creases and wear. This item may not come with CDs or additional parts and might be an ex-library copy. Seller Inventory # DS-1589804155-3
Book Description Pelican Publishing, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG1589804155
Book Description 2007. HRD. Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IB-9781589804159
Book Description 2007. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # KS-9781589804159
Book Description Pelican Publishing Co, 2007. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IB-9781589804159
Book Description Pelican Publishing Co. Hardcover. Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Seller Inventory # B9781589804159
Book Description Pelican Publishing, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: Good. First Edition (1st printing),. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 1589804155q
Book Description PELICAN PUBLISHING CO. 2007-02-28, Gretna, 2007. hardback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 9781589804159
Book Description Pelican Publishing Co, United States, 2007. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. The name Nathan Bedford Forrest stirs conflicting emotions among those acquainted with his history. Here he is presented as a man of many passions and abilities, a man who, faced with financial ruin at the end of the Civil War and the destruction of the world he had known, could adapt and embrace new visions. Dispelling several myths surrounding the historical figure, this book is a study of the complete Forrest and examines his life during Reconstruction and his famous organization of the Ku Klux Klan. Seller Inventory # AAS9781589804159