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Nathan Bedford Forrest

693 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 8' 20.352444", -90° 2' 17.15316"
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In a house here, home of Col. Jesse Forrest, his brother, the man who had risen from private to Lieutenant General in the Confederate Army, died Oct. 27, 1877. Because of his achievements as a cavalry commander, he was termed by a foreign military authority the greatest commander of light cavalry among English-speaking peoples.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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