They Rode with Forrest and Wheeler: A Chronicle of Five Tennessee Brothers' Service in the Confederate Western Cavalry
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.
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The Beginning Secession through 1862
The Year 1863 through Streights Raid
Through the Chickamauga Holocaust
Chattanooga Knoxville and into the Atlanta Campaign
The Siege of Atlanta and Wheelers Tennessee Raid
The Fall of Atlanta Shermans March and Surrender
Debacle at Spring Hill
Disasters at Franklin
An Army in Bivouac Surrender and Home
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