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Statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest
Considered by many the most brilliant cavalryman of the Civil War, Nathan Bedford Forrest (1821-1877) is still exciting controversy in his state of Tennessee. A new statue of Forrest has reopened old debates regarding his racism.
Last update:January 2, 2007 at 16:47:03 UTC