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The Cavalries in the Nashville Campaign
Language: en
Pages: 383
Authors: Dennis W. Belcher
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-08 - Publisher: McFarland

The Nashville Campaign, culminating with the last major battle of the Civil War, is one of the most compelling and controversial campaigns of the conflict. The campaign pitted the young and energetic James Harrison Wilson and his Union cavalry against the cunning and experienced Nathan Bedford Forrest with his Confederate
Carter's Raid
Language: en
Pages: 77
Authors: William Garrett Piston
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: The Overmountain Press

During the Civil War, fully two-thirds of East Tennessee’s citizens remained loyal to the Union. When their state was declared “an independent nation” and then negotiated a military alliance with the Confederate government, it was against the will of the majority of East Tennesseans. Samuel P. Carter of Elizabethton, the
In the Lion's Mouth
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Derek Smith
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-08 - Publisher: Stackpole Books

Spellbinding account of the Confederates' retreat after their crushing defeat at the Battle of Nashville in December 1864.
The Cavalry of the Army of the Cumberland
Language: en
Pages: 356
Authors: Dennis W. Belcher
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-02 - Publisher: McFarland

During its two-year history, the cavalry of the Army of the Cumberland fought the Confederates in some of the most important actions of the Civil War, including Stones River, Chickamauga, the Tullahoma Campaign, the pursuit of Joseph Wheeler in October 1863 and the East Tennessee Campaign. They battled with legendary
Wilson's Cavalry Corps
Language: en
Pages: 271
Authors: Jerry Keenan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-13 - Publisher: McFarland

The famed fighting force of Union General William T. Sherman was plagued by a lack of first-rate cavalry--mostly because of Sherman's belief, after some bad experiences, that the cavalry was largely a waste of good horses. The man Grant sent to change Sherman's mind was James Harrison Wilson, a bright,