1868 Campaigns of General Nathan Forrest Confederate Civil War KKK Pryor Jordan. Nathan Bedford Forrest was a 19. Century Confederate general during the Civil War. And while he was a notable commanding officer, he is most remembered for his controversial involvement in the Ku Klux Klan, white-supremacist mindset, and alleged role in the murder of black soldiers at Fort Pillow. In 1868, authors Thomas Jordan and J.
Pryor published a three-volume work on Forrests Civil War campaigns. Per Eicher on this book. This early biography of the cavalry great makes heavy use of the generals papers and was written with his collaboration A strong Southern bias, this collection of papers and notes merits continued inspection. The work is a sourcebook of primary material on Forrests generalship because of his contributions and involvement in this project.
The work contains a solid and relatively unembellished narrative of Forrests exploits throughout the war. Subsequent biographies of Forrest have drawn heavily on this still-useful work.The value of this book is found in its thoroughness and in the roster of units Forrest commanded in the closing fifteen months of the war. Forrest, and of Forrest's Cavalry.
Collation: Complete with all pages. References: Eicher 218; Bradley, They rode with Forrest p. 132; Howes J 251; Nevins I, 334. Nevins: Early, detailed account of Forrest's operations; written by strongly sympathetic admirers. 8.5in X 6in (22cm x 15cm).
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