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Summary: "An excellent way to travel the battlefields of the great State of Tennessee. Well researched, with detailed maps and photographs, this book allows you to follow Gen. N. B. Forrest over his many engagements and march along the army of Tennessee." -Thomas Cartwright, former director of the Carter House in Franklin, Tennessee "Bishop has done a fabulous job in conducting an overview of the major battles in Tennessee and in noting their status of preservation." -Steve McDaniel, president of the Tennessee Civil War Preservation Association "This publication is essential for any historian who desires to learn more about the War Between the States in Tennessee." -Confederate Veteran From Fort Henry to Franklin, this history book recalls the thirty-eight major battles that took place between 1862 and 1864 in Tennessee. In addition to detailing the current condition of the sites, Randy Bishop provides an overview of such battles as Shiloh and Davis Bridge, which claimed the lives of nearly one thousand soldiers, while emphasizing the strategy employed in each skirmish. The inclusion of diary entries and personal stories from several soldiers, offer a firsthand account of their experiences during the war and acknowledge well-known members of the Confederacy, such as Nathan Bedford Forest and John Hunt Morgan. Along with maps by Dave Roth of Blue and Gray magazine, more than one hundred photos provide a past and present portrayal of the battlefields, making this volume a valuable reference for scholars and a tribute to soldiers. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Randy Bishop is the author of Pelican's The Tennessee Brigade. In addition to teaching history at Middleton High School, he is an adjunct for Jackson State Community College. Bishop received the Teacher of the Year Award six times and was recognized in Who's Who Among America's Teachers. He resides in Middleton, Tennessee.
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