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The Confederacy's Greatest Cavalryman: Nathan Bedford Forest

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The Confederacy's Greatest Cavalryman: Nathan Bedford Forest - Wills, Brian Steel, PH.D.
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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 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 ...

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The Confederacy's Greatest Cavalryman: Nathan Bedford Forest 1998, University Press of Kansas

ISBN-13: 9780700608850

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