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The life and wars of Gideon J. Pillow

Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes

The life and wars of Gideon J. Pillow

by Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes

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Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Confederate States of America,
  • Generals,
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848,
  • Campaigns,
  • Confederate States of America. Army,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNathaniel Cheairs Hughes, Jr. and Roy P. Stonesifer, Jr. ; with a new foreword by Timothy D. Johnson
    ContributionsStonesifer, Roy P.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE467.1.P63 H84 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 455 p. ;
    Number of Pages455
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25085158M
    ISBN 101572337559
    ISBN 109781572337558
    LC Control Number2010045083

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      Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes Jr. is author or editor of many books, including Bentonville: The Final Battle of Sherman and Johnston and The Life and Wars of Gideon J. Pillow (both from the University of North Carolina Press). He lives in Chattanooga, : The University of North Carolina Press. Email this Article Gideon Pillow.


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The Life and Wars of Gideon J. Pillow book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Commonly portrayed in Civil War literature as a bung 4/5. Updated with a new foreword by noted Civil War scholar Timothy D. Johnson, The Life and Wars of Gideon J. Pillow portrays a colorful, enigmatic general who moved just outside the world of greatness he longed to enter.

Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes Jr. is the author or editor of twenty books relating to the American Civil War, Cited by: 1. Updated with a new foreword by noted Civil War scholar Timothy D.

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Reviewed in the United States on J Verified Purchase. Fascinating book!. Sheds new insight on a relatively unknown Civil War General, as well as other aspects of life in Southern Nineteenth Century America. Painstakingly researched.4/4(6). Yes that is the name I knew until I read Hughes and Stonesifer’s book.

So little interest did I have in Pillow that I acquired the book and had Hughes autograph it in January — I finally read it 16 years later. That was my misfortune. Gideon Pillow was a man of substance—indeed one of the richest men in the south.

Gideon Johnson Pillow (June 8, – October 8, ) was an American lawyer, politician, speculator, slaveowner, United States Army major general of volunteers during the Mexican–American War and Confederate brigadier general in the American Civil War.

Before his military career, Pillow practiced law and was active in Democratic Party politics. He was a floor leader in support of the Place of burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee. The Life and Wars of Gideon J. Pillow.

By Nathaniel C. Hughes, Jr. and Roy P. Stonesifer. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, pp. For good reason, historians have lambasted Gideon Pillow as exemplifying the failures of nineteenth-century political generals.

Get this from a library. The life and wars of Gideon J. Pillow. [Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes, Jr.; Roy P Stonesifer] -- Commonly portrayed in Civil War literature as a bungling general who disgraced himself at Fort Donelson, Gideon Johnson Pillow () is one of the most controversial military figures of.

The Life and Wars of Gideon J. Pillow. Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes; University of Tennessee Press This is a paperback reprint of Nathaniel Hughes’ biography of the man best known to Civil War enthusiasts for his lackluster defense of—and clandestine escape from—Fort Donelson inand for lending his name to another fort that became notorious later in the n: The Life and Wars of Gideon J.

Pillow Hughes, Nathaniel Cheairs Jr., Stonesifer, Roy P., Johnson, Timothy D. Published by The University of Tennessee PressCited by: 1.

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Stonesifer Jr. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(4). In their book The Life and Wars of Gideon J. Pillow Nathaniel C. Hughes Jr. and Roy P. Stonesifer attempt to inflate Pillow from his previous flattened state.

Even with sympathetic treatment they do not fully succeed; however, they do manage to give the reader greater insight into one of. One of nineteenth-century America’s most controversial military figures, Gideon Johnson Pillow gained notoriety early in the Civil War for turning an apparent Confederate victory at Fort Donelson into an ignominious defeat.

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Pillow, by Nathaniel Chairs Hughers and Roy P. Stonesifer. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, xvii, pp. Illus, maps, notes, bibliog, index. $ ISBN An unusually valuable look at the life of one who was arguably the least capable general on either side in the Civil War.

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The Life and Wars of Gideon J. Pillow by Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(4).According to Who Was Who in the Civil War, Gideon Johnson Pillow was “one of the most reprehensible men ever to wear the three stars and wreath of a Confederate general” (Sifakis ).

It was reported that during the January 2, Battle of Stones River, Pillow hid behind a tree instead of leading his men into the fray. His most famous action, however, is his roll in the loss of Fort.