The Confederacy's Greatest Cavalryman: Nathan Bedford Forest

The Confederacy's Greatest Cavalryman: Nathan Bedford Forest

Brian Steel Wills / Aug 22, 2019

The Confederacy s Greatest Cavalryman Nathan Bedford Forest This is the best biography of one of the most exciting colorful and controversial figures of the Civil War A renowned cavalryman Nathan Bedford Forrest perfected a ruthless hit and run guerrilla wa

  • Title: The Confederacy's Greatest Cavalryman: Nathan Bedford Forest
  • Author: Brian Steel Wills
  • ISBN: 9780700608850
  • Page: 215
  • Format: Paperback
  • This is the best biography of one of the most exciting, colorful, and controversial figures of the Civil War A renowned cavalryman, Nathan Bedford Forrest perfected a ruthless hit and run guerrilla warfare that terrified Union soldiers and garnered the respect of warriors like William Sherman, who described his adversary as that Devil, Forrest the most remarkable mThis is the best biography of one of the most exciting, colorful, and controversial figures of the Civil War A renowned cavalryman, Nathan Bedford Forrest perfected a ruthless hit and run guerrilla warfare that terrified Union soldiers and garnered the respect of warriors like William Sherman, who described his adversary as that Devil, Forrest the most remarkable man our Civil War produced on either side Historian Bruce Catton rated Forrest one of the authentic military geniuses of the whole war, but Brian Steel Wills covers much than the cavalryman s incredible feats on the field of battle He also provides the most thoughtful and complete analysis of Forrest s hardscrabble childhood in backwater Mississippi his rise to wealth in the Memphis slave trade his role in the infamous Fort Pillow massacre of black Union soldiers his role as early leader and Grand Wizard of the first Ku Klux Klan and his declining health and premature death in a reconstructing America.

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    1. After reading this book I am expecting Bedford Forrest's Second Coming at any moment because in this work he is crucified throughout for the supposed Fort Pillow "massacre" and portrayed as if this incident was the greatest horror perpetrated during the whole Civil War. This volume is the best hatchet job I have ever come across since the Last of the Mohicans. But it is appalling history and does not deserve the description as an 'history book'.Taking one example, here is what Wills says on page [...]


    2. I bought this book after visiting Shiloh Battlefield NMP where he fought in Tennessee. One of the CSA's top cavalrymen, he had no education to speak of (he learned by the school of hard knocks, though as a successful businessman) and no previous military background, he went in as a private in Jun 1861 and was made a Colonel a month later after he raised & equiped a regiment of 500 other calvarymen out of the Memphis area. Historically, he has always been a polarizing figure, for a whole slew [...]



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