First Edition, First Printing (1944. with "First Edition" on c/r page, as required). Inscribed by Henry on the front free endpaper. Near fine (one of the best we've seen) in publisher's red burgundy cloth with gilt title. Internally fine, clean and unmarred. One of the most important, well-balanced, richly detailed biography and study of Nathan Bedford Forrest's life and wartime campaigns. Illustrated with maps and 24 photos from Bedford's life. Octavo. 6 X 8 3/4 Inches. 558pp. A wonderful and scarce copy for the Civil War collector.
Robert S. Henry was a prominent railroad executive and historian. Notably, Henry authored a number of important books about the Civil War, the history of the Southern States, and similar topics. This biography of Forrest is one of his most highly regarded works.