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Nathan Bedford Forrest A Biography

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ISBN-10: 067974830X

ISBN-13: 9780679748304

Edition: 1994

Authors: Jack Hurst

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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 costs 10,000 lives and bankrupts the treasury." And in a war in which officers prided themselves on their decorum, Forrest habitually issued surrender-or-die ultimatums to the enemy and often intimidated his own superiors. After being in command at the notorious Fort Pillow Massacre, he went on to haunt the South as the first grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. Now this epic…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/15/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English