They Rode with Forrest and Wheeler: A Chronicle of Five Tennessee Brothers' Service in the Confederate Western Cavalry

Front Cover
McFarland, Jan 1, 1995 - History - 310 pages
Thomas Burr Fisher was one of five brothers who served, between them, in the Fourth and Eleventh Tennessee Cavalry Regiments, Confederate States Army, with remarkable devotion. Using Fishers two memoirs (one untitled, written in 1915, and "Life on the Common Level, " written in 1921), his correspondence, records, and other material, along with the wartime diary of his brother William Fisher and extensive original research, the history of the Western Cavalry is recounted here.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

The Beginning Secession through 1862
9
The Year 1863 through Streights Raid
29
Through the Chickamauga Holocaust
45
Chattanooga Knoxville and into the Atlanta Campaign
61
The Siege of Atlanta and Wheelers Tennessee Raid
89
The Fall of Atlanta Shermans March and Surrender
106
Debacle at Spring Hill
143
Disasters at Franklin
158
Retreat
173
An Army in Bivouac Surrender and Home
202
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information