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Notes Chapter 1 1. In 1843, Mariam Forrest married Joseph Luxton and bore more children—three sons and a daughter. The material in this chapter comes from John Allan Wyeth’s That Devil Forrest: Life of General Nathan Bedford Forrest (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1989) 1–20; Thomas Jordan and J. P. Pryor, The Campaigns of Lieut.-Gen. N. B. Forrest and of Forrest’s Cavalry (New York: Da Capo Press, 1996) 17–35; Robert Selph Henry, “First With the Most” Forrest, (New York: Mallard Press, 1991) 13–31; J. Harvey Mathes, General Forrest (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1902) 1–22; Ozias Midwinter [Lafcadio Hern], “Notes on Forrest’s Funeral,” The Cincinnati Commercial, November 6, 1877; and Annah Robinson Watson, “The Boyhood of Nathan Bedford Forrest,” The Commercial Appeal (Memphis), May 14, 1905. 2. Wyeth, That Devil Forrest, 554. 3. The Phenix, March 15, 1845. 4. J. H. Curtis, “Negro Woman, Slave Sold by Forrest, Recalls Days of Old,” The Commercial Appeal (Memphis), April 28, 1933. Chapter 2 1. Jordan and Pryor, Forrest, 40. 2. Henry, First With The Most, 31; Wyeth, That Devil Forrest, 21. 3. Charles W. Button, “Early Engagements With Forrest,” Confederate Veteran 9 (September 1897), 478; Wyeth, That Devil Forrest, 21; Henry, First With The Most, 32. 4. Henry, First With The Most, 34; Jordan and Pryor, Forrest, 42–43. 5. Samuel Tate to Sidney Johnston, November 4, 1861, eds. R. N. Scott et al., The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. 70 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1880–1901), ser. 1, 4:513 hereinafter cited as ORA; Wyeth, That Devil Forrest, 24. 6. Button, “Early Engagements With Forrest,” 478–79; Jordan and Pryor, Forrest, 44–45. 7. There is no information concerning the loss of this vessel in the ORA. It was likely a speculative cargo to be sold to the U.S. Army. Ibid. 8. The Conestoga had no orders to seize clothing. She was merely on patrol. Jordan and Pryor, Forrest, 45; Phelps to Foote, November 19, 1861, eds. Richard Rush et al., Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion, 31 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1894–1927), ser. 1, 22:435–36. 9. Jordan and Pryor, Forrest, 47–50. 10. Report of Forrest, 30 December 1861,ORA, ser. 1, 7:65–66. 11. Ibid., as cited in Wyeth, That Devil Forrest, 30. 12. Jordan and Pryor, Forrest, 62–63; Wyeth, That Devil Forrest, 40. 13. Report of Forrest, February 1862, ORA, ser. 1, 7:385. 14. Ibid.; Henry, First With The Most, 54–55. 15. Report of Forrest, February 1862 ORA, ser. 1, 7, 385. 16. Jordan and Pryor, Forrest, 102–04; Forrest to Confederate House of Representatives, (n.d.), ORA, ser. 1, 7:429–31. 17. Ibid., Forrest to Confederate House of Representatives, (n.d.), ORA, ser. 1, 7:429–31. 18. Forrest to Confederate House of Representatives, (n.d.), ORA, ser. 1, 7:431. 19. Robert Selph Henry, As They Saw Forrest: Some Recollections and Comments of Contemporaries, (Jackson, Tenn.: McCowat-Mercer Press, 1956), IX–X. 20. Henry, First With the Most, 77. 21. Jordan and Pryor, Forrest, 127–28. 22. Ibid., 137; Wyeth, That Devil Forrest, 63–64; James R. Chalmers, “Forrest and His Campaigns,” Southern Historical Society Papers, Vol. 7, No. 10 (Oct. 1899) 458. 23. Jordan and Pryor, Forrest, 139. 24. Ibid., 139–45. 110 notes 25. Ibid., 145–46. 26. Ibid., 146–48; Henry, First With the Most, 81; Sherman to Grant, April 8, 1862, ORA, ser. 1, 7:640; Mathes, General Forrest, 60. 27. Jordan and Pryor, Forrest, 148–49. 28. Ibid., 158–59; Henry, First With the Most, 82. 29. Forrest to D. C. Trader, May 23, 1862, as cited in Henry, As They Saw Forrest, 287–88. 30. Jordan and Pryor, Forrest, 161, 162n. 31. Wyeth, That Devil Forrest, 70–72; Forrest to H. L. Clay, (n.d.) 1862, ORA, ser. 1, vol. 16, pt. 1, 810. 32. Forrest to Clay, ibid.; William Diffield to James B. Fry, July 23, 1862, ibid.; Jordan and Pryor, Forrest, 164. 33. Jordan and Pryor, Forrest, 164–65. 34. Forrest to Parkhurst, July 13, 1862, ibid., 805; Forrest to Clay, n.d. 1862, ORA, ser. 1, vol. 16, pt. 1, 810; Richard Taylor, Destruction and Reconstruction: Personal Experiences of the Late War, Richard B. Harwell (ed.) New...

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