Fort Pillow

by Harry Turtledove

Publisher: St. Martin"s Press in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Fort Pillow | Harry Turtledove
Published: Pages: 329 Downloads: 419
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Subjects:

  • Fiction,
  • African American Participation,
  • Fort Pillow, Battle of, Tenn., 1864,
  • African American soldiers,
  • History

Edition Notes

StatementHarry Turtledove
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3570.U76 F67 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination329 p. ;
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24767732M
ISBN 100312355203
LC Control Number2006040802

  The Battle of Fort Pillow, also known as the Fort Pillow massacre, was fought on Ap , at Fort Pillow on the Mississippi River in Henning, Tennessee, during the American Civil War. The battle ended with a massacre of African-American Union troops and their white officers attempting to surrender, by soldiers under the command of Confederate Major General Nathan Bedford Forrest. Fort Pillow State Park is the location of the infamous battle fought there by Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest. It was a beautiful day with the local dogwoods and wild phlox in full bloom. The park is well maintained. You end up a a small park museum that has a few 4/5(42). The "Fort Pillow Massacre" became a Union rallying cry and cemented resolve to see the war through to its conclusion. Harry Turtledove has written a dramatic re-creation of an astounding battle, telling a bloody story of courage and hope, freedom and hatred. Fort Pillow () is a novel of the Civil War. The fort was first constructed at the orders of Confederate General Gideon Pillow on the First Chickasaw Bluff of the Mississippi River. Not quite forty miles north of Memphis, the first line of fortifications ran a couple of miles from Coal Creek to the Mississippi.

4 reviews of Fort Pillow State Historic Park "I love history and this park has tons of it. Sadly no one was even there but me and my girl, on a Saturday nonetheless. I loved everything about the park including the long walk to the fort. I'm sorta a history nerd so all civil war spots are 5 stars in my book. Go see this park and get ready for some hiking/5(4). The "Fort Pillow Massacre" became a Union rallying cry and cemented resolve to see the war through to its conclusion. Harry Turtledove has written a dramatic recreation of an astounding battle, telling a bloody story of courage and hope, freedom and hatred. Here are tips on pillow fort building that Pell has learned the hard way: By giving his kids free reign over the living room. ADVERTISEMENT. Think Like An Architect. Sort your available pillows based on which ones are best for walls and which ones are a good for laying on inside the fort.   About 60% of the "Tories" garrisoning Fort Pillow survived to become prisoners. The percentage of surviving USCT came to about 20%. Forrest's initial AAR made no secret of his desire to make a point about the efficacy of African American soldiers.

The atrocities of the Fort Pillow Massacre became fodder for political campaigns. After the Civil War, Nathan Bedford Forrest helped found the Ku Klux Klan and was active in the Democratic Party. In artist Thomas Nast caricatured Forrest with other Democrats, portraying Forrest butchering surrendering black Union troops at Fort Pillow. Come to Fort Pillow for the history buffs and stay for the steep bluffs. The fort itself was a strategic Confederate location during the Civil War, but you won’t have to simply imagine soldiers of bygone days walking around with muskets—they’ve got re-enactments for that!

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"Fort Pillow" Fort Pillow book not an alternate history story. It's the first (to my knowledge, anyhow), straight historical novel that Turtledove has published under his own name.

Does it stand up to his other works?/5(28). The "Fort Pillow Massacre" became a Union rallying cry and cemented resolve to see the war through to its conclusion. Harry Turtledove has written a dramatic recreation of an astounding battle, telling a bloody story of courage and hope, freedom and : St.

Martin''s Publishing Group. In Aprilthe Union garrison at Fort Pillow was comprised of almost six hundred troops, about half of them black. The Confederacy, incensed by what it saw as a crime against nature, sent its fiercest cavalry commander, Nathan Bedford Forrest, to attack the fort with about 1, men.

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For a wide assortment of Pillowfort visit today. Choose from contactless Same Day Delivery, Drive Up and more. Fort Pillow (Book): Turtledove, Harry: Baker & TaylorA tale based on the events of the controversial Fort Pillow Massacre traces the Confederacy attack against the mixed-race Union garrison at Fort Pillow, a battle led by ruthless cavalry commander Nathan Bedford Forrest that resulted in the deaths of nearly every African-American troop.

50, first an PalgraveIn April. After reading the description of John Cimprich’s book Fort Pillow, I was a little surprised that the majority of his book did not actually talk about the massacre. Since part of the title of the book is A Civil War massacre and public memory, I expected the majority of the book to cover this topic and was surprised that I was roughly seventy /5.

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See Appendix B, Footnote 5 of Cimprich's book "Fort Pillow, a Civil War Massacre, and Public Memory". A total of 16 names are listed as those whose records were lost for a period of time after the battle.

Isaac Ledbetter of Company E of 13 Tenn Cavalry was discharged and became a Methodist minister and postal clerk and had 6 childen. He was the. The fort was manned by Union troops, white and black, under Union commander Maj. L.F. Booth. On ApForrest's men, under Brig. Gen. James Chalmers, attacked and recaptured Fort Pillow.

Booth and his adjutant were killed in the battle, leaving Fort Pillow under the command of Major William Bradford. Read "Fort Pillow A Novel of the Civil War" by Harry Turtledove available from Rakuten Kobo.

In Aprilthe Union garrison at Fort Pillow was comprised of. River Run Red: The Fort Pillow Massacre in the American Civil War by Ward, Andrew and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at At the now-peaceful spot of Tennessee's Fort Pillow State Historic Area, a horrific incident in the nation's bloodiest war occurred on Ap Just as a high bluff in the park offers visitors a panoramic view of the Mississippi River, John Cimprich's absorbing book affords readers a new vantage on the American Civil War as viewed through the lens of the Confederate massacre of.

Fort Pillow by John V. Cimprich Confederates created Fort Pillow, starting in the summer ofon a high bluff above the Mississippi River about fifty miles north of Memphis, Tennessee.

After the fall of Island No. 10, Fort Pillow became the front line on the river. In Aprilthe Union garrison at Fort Pillow was comprised of almost six hundred troops, about half of them black. The Confederacy, incensed by what it saw as a crime against nature, sent its fiercest cavalry commander, Nathan Bedford Forrest, to attack the fort with about 1, men.

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Civil War Photograph, and Faith Book belonging to James W. Webb of the 13th Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry (Union) met his fate in what is known as The Fort Pillow Massacre in Jackson, Tennessee, in April, along with many other Seller Rating: % positive.