The Campaigns and Battles of General Nathan Bedford Forrest: Kentucky to Chickamauga, 1861-1863

John R. Scales
April 2017

Nathan Bedford Forrest was one of the most intriguing characters to emerge during the Civil War. There is no shortage of books and articles on the man and his generalship, with topics ranging from hero worship based on his extraordinary battlefield successes to condemnation based on his association with Fort Pillow and later, the Ku Klux Klan.