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The Confederacy"s last hurrah

Spring Hill, Franklin, and Nashville
  • 499 Pages
  • 2.47 MB
  • 3572 Downloads
  • English
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University Press of Kansas , Lawrence, KS
Spring Hill, Battle of, Spring Hill, Maury County, Tenn., 1864., Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864., Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn.,
StatementWiley Sword.
SeriesModern war studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE477.52 .S85 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 499 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1419415M
ISBN 100700606505
LC Control Number93029410

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Sword painted a masterpiece by description and vividly portrays the horrors of Franklin and Nashville. Get this from a library. Embrace an angry wind: the Confederacy's last hurrah: Spring Hill, Franklin, and Nashville. [Wiley Sword] -- Historical account of John Bell Hood's Confederate Army's attack on Spring Hill, Franklin, and Nashville, Tennessee in November of The weather, noted a longtime resident of mid-Tennessee, was absolutely “wretched.” It began to snow briskly by midmorning.

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Adding to the misery was the wind, sharp and cutting, which blew directly from the north. The. Get this from a library. Embrace an angry wind, the Confederacy's last hurrah: Spring Hill, Franklin, and Nashville. [Wiley Sword].

Ok. Before I track down a GOOD book about Hood's efforts in Tennessee and Atlanta I am ruling out "Embrace an Angry Wind". What modern book do you all recommend on the battles Spring Hill, Franklin and leading up to and following as well.

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Free shipping for many products. John Bell Hood, one of the Confederacys most enigmatic figures, died unexpectedly from yellow fever in August of at the age of He had been working hard on his memoirs, the first draft of which he finished just before his death.4/5.

Just as commercial blight covers the once bloodstained battlefields of Franklin and Nashville, so have other Civil War battles obscured the significance of Rebel defeats there.

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Though he barely escaped expulsion from West Point, John Bell Hood quickly rose through the ranks of the Confederate army. With bold leadership in.History versus John Bell Hood was the original title of my book John Bell Hood: The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of a Confederate General (Savas Beatie, ).

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