Accession Number:

ADA167116

Title:

Bedford Forrest and the Airland Battle.

Descriptive Note:

Student rept.,

Corporate Author:

AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

66.0

Abstract:

Discusses the employment and deployment of forces by the Civil War general, Nathan Bedford Forrest during three campaigns in 1984. Analyzes his tactics in the context of the Airland Battle to determine if the Combat Imperatives were as valid in the 1860s as they are today. Campaigns include a pursuit Okolona, meeting engagement Brice Crossroads, and a rearguard operation Nashville. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE