Nathan Bedford Forrest and the Battle of Fort Pillow: Yankee Myth, Confederate Fact by Lochlainn SeabrookNathan Bedford Forrest and the Battle of Fort Pillow: Yankee Myth, Confederate Fact by Lochlainn Seabrook

Nathan Bedford Forrest and the Battle of Fort Pillow: Yankee Myth, Confederate Fact

byLochlainn Seabrook

Paperback | November 16, 2015

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Yankee historians delight in calling Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest "the Butcher of Fort Pillow," claiming that he instigated a "racist massacre" of surrendering black Union troops during the battle at Henning, Tennessee, on April 12, 1864. But is this true? Of course not. It is merely the North's fabricated version, one based not on reality, but on opinion, nescience, emotion, sciolism, presentism, spite, and an anti-South bias that is still very much alive to this day.

For those who are interested in the truth about the conflict, award-winning historian and Forrest scholar Colonel Lochlainn Seabrook has written Nathan Bedford Forrest and the Battle of Fort Pillow: Yankee Myth, Confederate Fact. This brief but comprehensive investigation blows the lid off what pro-North writers like to refer to as a "controversy," but which was in fact nothing more than an ordinary fight in which an overwhelming force (2,500 racially integrated Confederates) assaulted an indefensible fort filled with belligerent drunken soldiers (600 racially segregated Yankees) who refused to surrender in the face of impossible odds. Excerpted from Colonel Seabrook's popular title A Rebel Born: A Defense of Nathan Bedford Forrest, the book contains dozens of pages of new material, along with rare photos and illustrations, maps, details concerning the origins of the battle and the charges against Forrest, official reports, and important eyewitness accounts by those at the scene.

Also included: an index, bibliography, and reference notes. This book, which helps restore Forrest's reputation after being unfairly tarnished by 150 years of slander, falsehoods, and anti-South propaganda, is a must-read for all those who are in search of the truth about Nathan Bedford Forrest and the Battle of Fort Pillow. For the traditional South this work represents the final word on the matter.

Civil War scholar Lochlainn Seabrook, a descendant of the families of Alexander H. Stephens and John S. Mosby, is the most prolific and popular pro-South writer in the world today. Known as the "new Shelby Foote," he is a recipient of the prestigious Jefferson Davis Historical Gold Medal and the author of over 50 books that have introduced hundreds of thousands to the truth about the War for Southern Independence. A seventh-generation Kentuckian of Appalachian heritage and the sixth great-grandson of the Earl of Oxford, Colonel Seabrook has a forty-year background in American and Southern history, and is the author of the international blockbuster, Everything You Were Taught About the Civil War is Wrong, Ask a Southerner!

Seabrook's other titles include: Confederate Flag Facts: What Every American Should Know About Dixie's Southern Cross; Everything You Were Taught About American Slavery is Wrong, Ask a Southerner!; The Great Yankee Coverup: What the North Doesn't Want You to Know About Lincoln's War; Women in Gray: A Tribute to the Ladies Who Supported the Southern Confederacy; Give This Book to a Yankee: A Southern Guide to the Civil War for Northerners; Confederacy 101: Amazing Facts You Never Knew About America's Oldest Political Tradition; Slavery 101: Amazing Facts You Never Knew About America's 'Peculiar Institution'; Forrest! 99 Reasons to Love Nathan Bedford Forrest; Honest Jeff and Dishonest Abe: A Southern Children's Guide to the Civil War; The Unquotable Abraham Lincoln: The President's Quote They Don't Want You to Know!; The Quotable Stonewall Jackson; The Alexander H. Stephens Reader; The Constitution of the Confederate States of America Explained; and The Old Rebel: Robert E. Lee As He Was Seen By His Contemporaries.

Award-winning historian, scholar, and the world's most prolific, respected, and popular pro-South author.
Title:Nathan Bedford Forrest and the Battle of Fort Pillow: Yankee Myth, Confederate FactFormat:PaperbackDimensions:132 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.31 inPublished:November 16, 2015Publisher:Sea Raven PressLanguage:English

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Editorial Reviews

"AMAZON REVIEW, FIVE STARS: "I HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT": "It is said that to the victor go the spoils. In the case of the Civil War the spoils have been the writing of its history. In 'Nathan Bedford Forrest and the Battle of Fort Pillow: Yankee Myth, Confederate Fact,' Colonel Lochlainn Seabrook dispels the purposeful and politically driven false narrative of the Battle of Fort Pillow through scholary and factual laden documentation. The documentation is so well done that the reader almost has a sense of being there. This book is simply the irrefutable truth about what happened at Fort Pillow before, during and after April 12, 1864. I highly recommend it." - ROB."The bought-and-paid-for 'news' media have done such a snowjob on Forrest that a book like this is a necessity in today's politically correct culture." - AL BENSON JR., author of 'Lincoln's Marxists.'"There are always two sides to every story. Especially when it comes to America's history. Those who have slandered Forrest, who can no longer speak for himself, are the same crowd who want to see the Confederate flag removed from public viewing. Their motives have far less to do with racism and a whole lot more about hiding the truth. As someone born and raised in Yankee territory I can honestly say that in all my years at school I never learned anything about the South's point of view in the Civil War. Colonel Seabrook's books are very interesting and I cannot wait to read more!" - PAMELA BRIDA.