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characters Ò E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ Jack Hurst Nathan Bedford Forrest A Biography Download ´ 9 Amid the aristocratic ranks of the Confederate cavalry Nathan Bedford Forrest was untutored all but unlettered and regarded as no 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 10000 lives and bankrupts the treasury And in a war in which offi. This book is exactly the reason that I love Non Fiction because this is a real story It s true And while the details might have to be fleshed out from letters and documents of a bygone era it doesn t change the fact that Nathan Bedford Forrest was a remarkable manIf you are a student of the Civil War or a resident of the deep South you have probably heard Forrest s name Most notably it is connected with a massacre of Black troops at Fort Pillow and as First Grand Wizard of the KKK But even those details cannot be taken at face value of what we understand them to be today Forrest was one of the greatest American Cavalrymen to ever ride a horse Although untrained in military methods Forrest had an uncanny ability to make the most of any situation even when vastly outnumbered His name invoked fear in the hearts of the Union soldiersThere is so much to Forrest s story than his Civil War service and even a surprise and unexpected ending Looking back on his life the author fleshes out a Forrest that is unseen by many because the world is too busy trying to define him by atrocities which may or may not have been his fault It s an eye opening accountI personally grew up in the Midwest and had a very scant education on the details of the Civil War In teaching my children about the history of this country I have gained my own unexpected passion for this conflict and have enjoyed the opportunity to learn about the many amazing men that have fought on both sides some whose names I never even knew Forrest is one of these I have very much enjoyed learning about his life and the war in the west Recommend for Students of the Civil War Teach Your Kids to Think probably heard Forrest s name Most notably it is connected with a massacre of Black troops at Fort Pillow and as First Grand Wizard of the KKK But even those details cannot be taken at face value of what we understand them to be today Forrest was one of the greatest American Cavalrymen to ever ride a horse Although untrained in military methods Forrest had an uncanny ability to make the most of any situation even when vastly outnumbered His name invoked fear in the hearts of the Union soldiersThere is so much to Forrest s story than his Civil War service and even a surprise and unexpected ending Looking back on his life the author fleshes out a Forrest that is unseen by many because the world is too busy trying to define him by atrocities which may or may not have been his fault It s an eye opening accountI To A Strange Somewhere Fled personally grew up in the Midwest and had a very scant education on the details of the Civil War In teaching my children about the history of this country I have gained my own unexpected Gods and Warriors passion for this conflict and have enjoyed the opportunity to learn about the many amazing men that have fought on both sides some whose names I never even knew Forrest is one of these I have very much enjoyed learning about his life and the war in the west Recommend for Students of the Civil War

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characters Ò E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ Jack Hurst Nathan Bedford Forrest A Biography Download ´ 9 Cers 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 KlanNow this epic figure is restored to human dimensions in an exemplary biography that puts both. I enjoyed this bio mostly because the author did not show any bias against his subject I do not like supposed bio s that editorialize about the individual it is about instead of just writing the person s story Jack Hurst began the book with Forrest s ancestors and ended with his effect on history I appreciated the facts without hurst s opinions It did seem a little long but the author was probably just trying to be thorough Eight Second Cowboy 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 KlanNow this epic figure is restored to human dimensions in an exemplary biography that The Red Dot Club puts both. I enjoyed this bio mostly because the author did not show any bias against his subject I do not like supposed bio s that editorialize about the individual it is about instead of just writing the Teach Your Kids to Think person s story Jack Hurst began the book with Forrest s ancestors and ended with his effect on history I appreciated the facts without hurst s opinions It did seem a little long but the author was To A Strange Somewhere Fled probably just trying to be thorough

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characters Ò E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ Jack Hurst Nathan Bedford Forrest A Biography Download ´ 9 Forrest's genius and his savagery into the context of his time chronicling his rise from frontiersman to slave trader private to lieutenant general Klansman to eventually New South businessman and racial moderate Unflinching in its analysis and with extensive new research Nathan Bedford Forrest is an invaluable and immensely readable addition to the literature of the Civil W. Author is way too apologetic of Forrest He was a slave trader but he was kind to his slaves He killed several men in personal altercations throughout his life but each time it was self defense He was the butcher of Fort Pillow but the press blew it out of proportion He was the first grand wizard of the KKK but they were really of a political organization at that point Either Forrest was one of the unluckiest misunderstood men of his era or he was a sadistic racist Hurst argues the formerOverall well written and interesting subject matter However not nearly enough critical analysis to call it a definitive biography


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  • Paperback
  • 448
  • Nathan Bedford Forrest A Biography
  • Jack Hurst
  • English
  • 11 December 2020
  • 9780679748304