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Fort Pillow (2006) [Novel]
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In April 1864, the 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 1,500 men. The Confederates overran the fort and drove the Federals into a deadly crossfire. Only sixty-two of the U.S. colored troops survived the fight unwounded. Many accused the Confederates of massacring the black troops after the fort fell and fighting should have ceased. The “Fort Pillow Massacre” became a Union rallying cry and cemented resolve to see the war through to its conclusion.

Original title: Fort Pillow
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionHistoricalNorth AmericaAmerican Civil War

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Fort Pillow (2006)
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Language: English

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Fort Pillow (2006)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 0312355203
Pages: 329

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