Tag: fort pillow

  • 150 Years Ago, June 1862

    150 years ago, June 1862 The campaign season is underway and the armies are on the move.  This June victory seems very close in Washington.  At Seven Pines the Confederates under Gustavus W. Smith continue attacking the isolated II and IV Corps.  Robert E. Lee orders the attacks stopped late in the day. Smith, in […]

  • A New Look at Fort Pillow

    Few battles in the Late Unpleasantness have aroused such passions as Fort Pillow. Battle or massacre? Truth or propaganda? Steve Cole is looking at the men who actually fought the battle and their fates. The Battle of Fort Pillow was part of General Forrest’s raid into western Tennessee in 1864.  Fort Pillow was the first […]

  • Reviews: The Fort Pillow Massacre

    An Unerring Fire: The Massacre at Fort Pillow by Richard L. Fuchs Product Details Hardcover: 190 pages; Dimensions (in inches): 9.50 x 0.75 x 6.50 Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press; (October 1994) ISBN: 083863561X Mr. Fuchs has tried to prove the case against Nathan Bedford Forrest for ordering the massacre at Fort Pillow.  He has […]