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The Life and Wars of Gideon J. Pillow

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Commonly portrayed in Civil War literature as a bungling general who disgraced himself at Fort Donelson, Gideon Johnson Pillow (1806-78) is one of the most controversial military figures of nineteenth-century America. In this first full-length biography, Nat Hughes and Roy Stonesifer take a fresh look at Pillow, calling attention to his prominent role in many of the major conflicts of his day. Pillow was one of Tennessee's wealthiest planters and lawyers as well as an influential broker in national politics. His friendship ...

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0807821071

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9780807821077

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The Life and Wars of Gideon J. Pillow
2011, Univ Tennessee Press

ISBN-13: 9781572337558

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The Life and Wars of Gideon J. Pillow
2001, University of North Carolina Press

ISBN-13: 9780807821077

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