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    • Nathan Bedford Forrest

    • A Biography
    • By: Jack Hurst
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 16 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165

    In this detailed and fascinating account of the legend of the "Wizard of the Saddle," we see a man whose strengths and flaws were both of towering proportions, a man possessed of physical valor perhaps unprecedented among his countrymen. And, ironically, Forrest - the first grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan - was a man whose social attitudes may well have changed farther in the direction of racial enlightenment over the span of his lifetime than those of most American historical figures.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dry but Thorough

    • By Justin Swihart on 07-21-12

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Born to Battle

    • Grant and Forrest: Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Chattanooga: The Campaigns that Doomed the Confederacy
    • By: Jack Hurst
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 15 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Born to Battle examines the Civil War’s complex and decisive western theater through the exploits of its greatest figures: Ulysses S. Grant and Nathan Bedford Forrest. These two opposing giants squared off in some of the most epic campaigns of the war, starting at Shiloh and continuing through Perryville, Vicksburg, Chickamauga, and Chattanooga - battles in which the Union would slowly but surely divide the western Confederacy, setting the stage for the final showdowns of this bloody and protracted conflict.

    • Grant and Forrest: Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Chattanooga: The Campaigns that Doomed the Confederacy
    • By: Jack Hurst
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 15 hrs and 22 mins
    • Release date: 05-29-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 21 ratings

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Men of Fire

    • Grant, Forrest, and the Campaign that Decided the Civil War
    • By: Jack Hurst
    • Narrated by: Tom Weiner
    • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    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, Forrest, and the Campaign that Decided the Civil War
    • By: Jack Hurst
    • Narrated by: Tom Weiner
    • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
    • Release date: 07-02-07
    • 4 out of 5 stars 40 ratings

    Regular price: $25.17