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7 edition of Bedford Forrest found in the catalog.

Bedford Forrest

and His Critter Company (Southern Classics Series)

by Andrew Nelson Lytle

  • 15 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by J.S. Sanders & Co. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Military History - U.S. Civil War,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Regional Subjects - South,
  • Cavalry,
  • Forrest, Nathan Bedford,
  • History / General,
  • 1821-1877,
  • Biography,
  • Forrest, Nathan Bedford,,
  • Generals

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages434
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8678048M
    ISBN 101879941090
    ISBN 109781879941090
    OCLC/WorldCa26576319

    Nathan Bedford Forrest: The Hero in Fiction By Jane Brown A review of None Shall Look Back (J.S. Sanders, ) by Caroline Gordon Thus far the War Between the States has failed to produce an epic like The Iliad, a narrative account of the four-year. The longest book ever written on Ol’ Bedford and called “the definitive Forrest biography” by Confederate Veteran magazine, this newly revised Civil War Sesquicentennial edition includes his life story, over 2, footnotes, hundreds of rare photos and illustrations (many never before seen by the public), a list of Forrest's military.

    Stacy Allen: The explosive skirmish at Fallen Timbers, between the Union reconnaissance force commanded by William T. Sherman, with a mixed force of Confederate cavalry led by Col. Nathan Bedford Forrest, represents the final brief – but – furious close to the Battle of Shiloh.. It is the final chapter in the battle story. After Fallen Timbers, its time to assess the damage and. Nathan Bedford Forrest was a famous American lieutenant general, who was born on J As a person born on this date, Nathan Bedford Forrest is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (July 13) and the 5th most popular for the year ().

    This book is considered the best history of Forrest. It's a Northern book, basically. This may well be the best approach to take on this character, otherwise he does tend to get out of hand. Forrest is still infamous, especially for Fort Pillow. Wills goes after him for all . Obituary & Guest Book Preview for Nathan Bedford Forrest: Email. Nathan Bedford Forrest Obituary (Archived) Published in Kansas City Star from July 28 to J


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Bedford Forrest by Andrew Nelson Lytle Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Battles and Campaigns of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest,   This book is a little painful to read. Amazon review: Nathan Bedford Forrest was the only soldier to rise from the rank of private to general during the U.S. Civil War. At once "a soft-spoken gentleman of marked placidity Bedford Forrest book an overbearing bully of homicidal wrath," Forrest is best remembered for the combination of brilliant military leadership and flamboyant bravery that drove his 4/5.

This book is not, nor does it claim to be a history of Nathan Bedford Forrest. It is an always-compelling, often-convincing retelling of the emergence of an American myth.

The authors are at places concerned with "facts" and "truths," but more to the point they focus on how something seemingly as concrete as "fact" or "truth" morphs into mythology/5(6). Nathan Bedford Forrest’s critics have called him everything from a violent backwoodsman, illiterate redneck, and cruel slaver, to a crooked politician, unfaithful husband, and simple-minded hillbilly.

However, traditional unreconstructed writers, like our award-winning Tennessee author, Forrest scholar Colonel Lochlainn Seabrook, know that Confederate General Forrest was none of these things. The book is about the Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest who waged a very successful war against Union troops throughout Tennessee and other areas.

The book goes into detail about his various battles, his maneuvers, the number of captured and killed and numerous other minute details. He won almost every battle he was involved in/5(16).

Nathan Bedford Forrest's Redemption by Shane E. Kastler Published by Pelican Publishing pages ISBN- This won't be a long review, but then again this wasn't a long book.

As the title suggests this book focuses on Forrest's redemption, or rather his journey to Christ, which should be no surprise as the author is a preacher. Written for the general market, Nathan Bedford Forrest is the first of Col. Seabrook’s eleven books on the General, and is one of our top Bedford Forrest book.

Lavishly illustrated and formatted in an easy-to-read style, at pages this short inexpensive book is perfect for Civil War museum shops, historic homes, or.

Cowan, however, stood by his account until his death inand Forrest enthusiasts were quick to weigh in. Citing Wyeth, John Morton repeated Cowan’s account in his book The Artillery of Nathan Bedford Forrest’s Cavalry, adding “Maj.

M.H. Clift has told Captain Morton that he had heard of the incident at the time it took place. Some might wonder why I would write a book praising Forrest. My answer is, “I didn’t.” I wrote a book praising Jesus for having the ability to save any sinner, including Nathan Bedford Forrest.

As you will read in my forthcoming book on the subject, Nathan Bedford Forrest: A Biography, p. ] The 15th Amendment had been ratified five years earlier, and a presidential election was coming up in the following year.

Forrest was a staunch Democrat and surely wanted as many votes for Democrats as possible. Jack Hurst included the correspondence in a book he wrote on Forrest, acknowledging that Forrest wrote to U.S. forces ahead of the Fort Pillow battle where he. General Forrest At War.

Lieutenant General Nathan Bedford Forrest was one of the most intriguing characters to emerge during the American Civil War. There have been numerous books and articles concerning General Forrest, with themes ranging from hero worship based on his extraordinary successes to condemnation based on his association with Fort.

Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest is, without out a doubt, one of the most controversial figures in American history. From Forrest’s childhood through his involvement in the Civil War and the Ku Klux Klan to his conversion to Christianity, this spiritual biography follows the general on his journey to.

The first book chronicling the forces who served the legendary figure. Nathan Bedford Forrest has been an inspiration for biography and fiction for over a century, and those who rode with him have taken on the same mythic persona as s:   NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST (), this new book spends less time on Forrest's extraordinary career as a soldier—he was the only man on either side who went from private to lieutenant general—and gives equal weight to his rise from raw frontier poverty to self-made wealth in land and slaves, his prewar civic activities as a Memphis alderman.

This book is exactly the reason that I love Non Fiction - because this is a real story. It's true. And while the details might have to be fleshed out from letters and documents of a bygone era, it doesn't change the fact that Nathan Bedford Forrest was a remarkable you are a student of the Civil War or a resident of the deep South, you have probably heard Forrest's name.

Kastler, Shane E. Nathan Bedford Forrest’sLouisiana: Pelican Publishing Company, Hardcover, pp. During a recent visit with my wife to Square Books in Oxford, Mississippi, I noticed this little book while sipping coffee and perusing the shelves.

Having had no intention of purchasing anything on this trip, I was nevertheless intrigued by the book’s subject. The legacy of General Nathan Bedford Forrest is deeply divisive. Best known for being accused of war crimes at the Battle of Fort Pillow and for his role as first grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan - an organization he later denounced - Forrest has often been studied as a military figure, but never before studied as a fascinating individual who wrestled with the complex issues of his violent times.

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This is the family history of Nathan Bedford Forrest taken from the book, "That Devil Forrest"; copies of information from the Cossitt Library, Memphis, TN., and copies of newspaper clippings from the Memphis Paper, News Scimitar, IGI Records Church of the Latter Day Saints.

I did none of the research and have downloaded from published internet. A BATTLE FROM THE START: The Life of Nathan Bedford Forrest User 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 4/5(1).Nathan Bedford Forrest Biography, Life, Interesting Facts.

Nathan Bedford Forrest was born on July 13th, in Back in the day, Forrest made his fortune out of engaging in the slave trade business. In addition to this, he got rich through his cotton plantations.Nathan Bedford Forrest Books. K likes.

We carry nine popular books on General Forrest, one an award-winner. We also have a full length feature film on Forrest coming out!