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"First with the most" Forrest

Author: Robert Selph Henry
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Konecky & Konecky, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an excellent older biography of Nathan Bedford Forrest. Henry used the Official Records extensively and gathered information from a number of sources to put together a biography that is favorable to Forrest but not worshipful and very entertaining to read.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Henry, Robert Selph, 1889-
"First with the most" Forrest.
New York, N.Y. : Konecky & Konecky, ©1992
(OCoLC)894797261
Named Person: Nathan Bedford Forrest; Nathan Bedford Forrest
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Selph Henry
ISBN: 0914427725 9780914427728
OCLC Number: 31214661
Description: 558 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: A measure of the man --
The first forty years : 1821-1861 --
The first command and the first fight : July 10, 1861 [thru] December 28, 1861 --
Out of the fall of Fort Donelson : December 28, 1861 [thru] February 16, 1862 --
Purpose in the midst of panic : February 17, 1862 [thru] March 16, 1862 --
Battle at the place of peace : March 16, 1862 [thru] May 30, 1862 --
From Mississippi to Kentucky : June 1, 1862 [thru] September 25, 1862 --
The first West Tennessee campaign : September 25, 1862 [thru] January 3, 1863 --
Middle Tennessee : thrust and parry : January 3, 1863 [thru] April 10, 1863 --
The pursuit and capture of Streight : April 10, 1863 [thru] May 5, 1863 --
Retreat with the Army of Tennessee : May 5, 1863 [thru] July 6, 1863 --
Victory without fruits : July 6, 1863 [thru] September 20, 1863 --
To new fields : September 21, 1863 [thru] November 14, 1863 --
A general finds, and makes, his army : November 15, 1863 [thru] February 12, 1864 --
Okolona's debut in victory : January 8, 1864 [thru] February 26, 1864 --
The "occupation" of West Tennessee and Kentucky : February 26, 1864 [thru] April 10, 1864 --
"Forrest of Fort Pillow" : April 10, 1864 [thru] April 13, 1864 --
A sword against Sherman's life line : April 14, 1864 [thru] June 9, 1864 --
Brice's cross roads : high-water mark of victory : June 10, 1864 [thru] June 13, 1864 --
Harrisburg : an invasion repelled by victory : June 14, 1864 [thru] July 23, 1864 --
Memphis : the road that recalled in invading army : July 24, 1864 [thru] August 25, 1864 --
To Tennessee, too late : August 25, 1864 [thru] October 10, 1864 --
Amphibious operations, 1864 style : October 10, 1864 [thru] November 13, 1864 --
Advance : Spring Hill and Franklin : November 14, 1864 [thru] November 30, 1864 --
The rear guard of retreat from Tennessee : December 1, 1864 [thru] December 28, 1864 --
The last campaign and surrender : December 29, 1864 [thru] May 9, 1865 --
The grand wizard of the invisible empire : 1865-1869 --
The harder war : 1865-1877.
Responsibility: by Robert Selph Henry.

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This is an excellent older biography of Nathan Bedford Forrest. Henry used the Official Records extensively and gathered information from a number of sources to put together a biography that is favorable to Forrest but not worshipful and very entertaining to read.

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