Nathan Bedford Forrest
As a cavalryman,
Confederate Nathan Bedford Forrest (1821-1877) was without peer. What he lacked
in formal military education, Forrest made up for with a natural ability for tactics
and strategy. “There will be no peace in Tennessee till Forrest is dead,” said General
"Nathan Bedford Forrest." Encyclopedia of the Confederacy. Ed.
Richard Nelson Current. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993. Gale U.S. History In
Context. Web. 15 Nov. 2011.
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