4 Replies to “RIP: Shelby Foote”

  1. Shelby Foote dies.In one of the greatest documentaries ever filmed, The Civil War, by Ken Burns, Foote told two stories which I will never forget. He related a telephone conversation with the granddaughter of Nathan Bedford Forrest, Confederate General and founder of …

  2. Shelby Foote dies.In one of the greatest documentaries ever filmed, The Civil War, by Ken Burns, Foote told two stories which I will never forget. He related a telephone conversation with the granddaughter of Nathan Bedford Forrest, Confederate General and founder of …

  3. After the Ken Burns series, the paperback editions of the Trilogy were required commuting read for every guy who wears a suit and rides a train to work, or so it seemed.
    I burned through all three in less than a year and then did a trip with a buddy to Gettysburgh to pay homage.
    What a voice, what a writer. We’ll miss him.

  4. I burned through all three in less than a year and then did a trip with a buddy to Gettysburgh to pay homage. What a voice, what a writer. We’ll miss him.

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