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Nathan Bedford Forrest

In Search of the Enigma

by Eddy W. Davison

  • 285 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Pelican Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Biography And Autobiography,
  • U.S. History - Civil War And Reconstruction (1860-1877),
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Historical - U.S,
  • Military,
  • 1821-1877,
  • Biography,
  • Confederate States of America,
  • Forrest, Nathan Bedford,,
  • Generals,
  • Military leadership

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEdwin C. Bearss (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages528
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8844294M
    ISBN 101589804155
    ISBN 109781589804159

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Nathan Bedford Forrest by Eddy W. Davison Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 and an overbearing bully of homicidal wrath," Forrest is best remembered for the combination of brilliant military leadership and flamboyant bravery that drove his Confederate cavalry troops from victory to victory on the Cited by: 9.

Nathan Bedford Forrest’s critics have called him everything from a violent backwoodsman, illiterate redneck, and cruel slaver, to a crooked Nathan Bedford Forrest book, 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. Also "Nathan Bedford Forrest: In Search of the Enigma" is an excellent volume.

I just finished "Nathan Bedford Forrest's Redemption" which looks at Bedford's life and campaigns with a spiritual eye. All the books are fine reads, the "Enigma" book has good camapign maps.

The Battles and Campaigns of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest,   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 man.4/5.

NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST A BIOGRAPHY (), 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 Author: Jack Hurst.

Nathan Bedford Forrest () was a Confederate general during the Civil War (). After the Civil War Forrest worked as a planter and railroad president, and served as. 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/5.

A Rebel Born: The Film. 2, likes 4 talking about this. We're bringing the historically accurate life story of Nathan Bedford Forrest to the big screen. 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.

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!Followers: K. Jack Hurst is a historian and former journalist who has written for newspapers including the Chicago Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer, and Nashville books include Nathan Bedford Forrest: A Biography, Men of Fire: Grant, Forrest, and the Campaign That Decided the Civil War, and Born to Battle: Grant and Forrest—Shiloh, Vicksburg, and : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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 sellers. 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.

Nathan Bedford Forrest, Confederate cavalry commander in the American Civil War who was often described as a ‘born military genius.’ He is also one of the most controversial figures from the Civil War era, having led a massacre of African American troops and having served as the first grand wizard of.

Forrest And His Campaigns Nathan Bedford Forrest was enrolled as a private in a Confederate cavalry company, and went into camp near Randolph, Tennessee.

About the 10th of July,Hon. Isham G. Harris, the great war Governor of Tennessee, knowing Forrest well and having a high regard for the man, telegraphed him to come to Memphis, and. Black Confederates Were Real People, Nathan Bedford Forrest's Groom. The Legend of Black Confederates: 7: Dec 5, ★★★ Forrest, Nathan Bedford: Biographies of the Civil War: Dec 2, RARE Gen Nathan Bedford Forrest Signed CDV Sold Over $ Nathan B.

Forrest: Nov 2, O: Nathan Bedford Forrest Relative: Nathan B. Amid the aristocratic ranks of the Confederate cavalry, Nathan Bedford Forrest was untutored, all but unlettered, and regarded as no more than a guerrilla.

His tactic was the headlong charge, mounted with such swiftness and ferocity that General Sherman called him a "devil" who should "be hunted down and killed if it co lives and bankrupts the treasury."4/5(4).

Nathan Bedford Forrest was born on Jnear the village of Chapel Hill in Bedford County, Tennessee (a redrawing of county boundaries has placed Chapel Hill in Marshall County). He was the oldest son of William and Mary Beck Forrest, and would be one of ten siblings, including a twin sister who died at an early age.

Book Review published on: Febru John R. Scales’s narrative of Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest’s campaigns and military career is part history and part travelogue; complete with over one hundred maps detailing the cavalryman’s many actions—however small—and his exact path between engagements.

This book is an excellent review of General N. Forrest. When you this book you will find a true patriot of his time. Selected pages. Page Page Page Page Page Life of General Nathan Bedford Forrest John Allan Wyeth Full view - /5(3). In The Life of General Nathan Bedford Forrest, first published inJohn Allan Wyeth, a former Confederate soldier who briefly served under Forrest's command, narrates some of the building blocks of the Forrest legend.

It is a story whose resonance still has considerable power in the debate on race relations in the United States, as /5(11).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 Author: Nancy Tappan. Buy a cheap copy of Nathan Bedford Forrest: A Biography book by Jack Hurst. 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 Free shipping over $Cited by: 9.