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Author Hurst, Jack.

Title Men of fire: [Grant, Forrest, and the campaign that decided the Civil War] [Hoopla electronic resource] / Jack Hurst.

Edition Unabridged.
Imprint [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2006.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (900 min.)) : digital.
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Cast Read by Tom Weiner.
Summary In 1862, Ulysses S. Grant achieved what President Lincoln had sought since the start of the war: the first decisive Union victory. Fought on the western edge of the theater, the Forts Henry and Donelson campaign was a gruesome omen of what was to come. Grant, until then an obscure brigadier general with a reputation for drink, became the fighting man of the hour, earning the nickname "Unconditional Surrender" Grant for his relentless pounding of the Confederates. But he had a match in ruthlessness in Lieutenant Colonel Nathan Bedford Forrest. Forrest, cavalry commander in the Henry and Donelson campaign, proved a counterweight to Grant: quick and nimble to the former's steady plodding, a ruthless slaveholder and future KKK Grand Wizard to Grant's abolitionism. Hurst captures the battle of these two great men and armies in all its destructive glory.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 -- Military leadership.
Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877 -- Military leadership.
Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. -- Sound recordings.
Fort Henry, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. -- Sound recordings.
Generals -- United States -- Biography. -- Sound recordings.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
Added Author Weiner, Tom. Narrator.
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ISBN 9781483065649 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1483065642 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT10028040
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