Forrest Takes a Hostage

By: Bradley Schmehl

Availability: In stock

$0.00

Editions and Sizes

950 Signed and Numbered Prints - 20" x 30"

* Required Fields

What is Rolled and Flat?

Rolled and Flat are the shipping choices for unframed prints.
Rolled is shipped in a tube mailer and costs $15.
Flat is shipped in a flat box and costs $25.

$0.00

Description

Shiloh, Tennessee, April 1862


While no official report of this part of the battle of Shiloh exists, Forrest's authorized biography notes that he was at the head of a charge against Sherman on the final day. A zealous cavalryman, Forrest so outdistanced the rest of the Confederate attackers that he found himself surrounded by Union troops. Although wounded, he was able to haul a rather small Yank onto the rear of his saddle and hold him there for protection while shooting his way out of the fray.