Spellbinding account of the Confederates' retreat after their crushing defeat at the Battle of Nashville in December 1864
The 12-day, 100-mile retreat took place during one of the worst winters on record with Union forces in hot pursuit
Features notable commanders such as Nathan Bedford Forrest and John Bell Hood
Colorfully written, with a focus on the human element in this military catastrophe
About Smith, Derek,
Derek Smith is a journalist and the author of several Civil War books, including The Gallant Dead and In the Lionâ€™s Mouth. A native of Bishopville, South Carolina, he lives in Williamsville, New York.