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Life of Nathan B. Forrest by H. J. Eckenrode

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Published by B. F. Johnson in Richmond .
Written in English


  • Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877.

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Edition Notes

Statementby H. J. Eckenrode.
LC ClassificationsE467.1.F72 E2
The Physical Object
Pagination186 p. incl. front., illus., ports., maps.
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6612088M
LC Control Number18021849

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This book is an excellent review of General N. B. 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). Get this from a library! Life of Nathan B. Forrest. [H J Eckenrode; B. F. Johnson Publishing Co.,].   In The Life of General Nathan Bedford Forrest, first published in , John 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).   A cavalry and military commander in the war, Forrest is one of the war's most unusual figures. Although less educated than many of his fellow officers, before the war Forrest had already amassed a.

  Life of Lieutenant-General Nathan Bedford Forrest Item Preview remove-circle Forrest, Nathan Bedford, Publisher New York and London, Harper & brothers The Library of Congress Language English. Notes. Though out this book there are pages torn & the text is in the gutters. Addeddate Call number Camera Pages: 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. According to John Wyeth’s book Life of General Nathan Bedford Forrest, Forrest burst into Bragg’s tent and blared, “I have stood your meanness as long as I intend have played the part of a damned scoundrel, and are a coward, and if you were any part of a man I would slap your jaws and force you to resent it. You may as well Author: Nancy Tappan. This is a well-researched scholarly biography of the notorious "Wizard of the Saddle," Nathan Bedford Forrest. Widely regarded as the best cavalryman produced on either side during the Civil War, Forrest was a profane, rough-hewn southern frontiersman turned slave-trader who, with no military training, became the personal bane of the Union armies in the West during the years /5.