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  • Forrest High: Board begins name-change process

    11/09/2013 11:46:28 AM PST · by shortstop · 46 replies
    Florida Times Union ^ | 11/09/13 | Denise Smith Amos
    Duval County School Board members voted unanimously Friday to start the process that likely would remove the name Nathan B. Forrest from one of its high schools. All seven board members voted to formally accept the written request of District 5 board member Constance Hall to begin the name-change procedure.
  • Tenn. Democrat beats lawyer who linked him to KKK

    08/07/2008 9:06:08 PM PDT · by Kleebo151 · 20 replies · 495+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 8-7-2008 | WOODY BAIRD ASSOCIATED PRESS
    A racially charged Democratic primary campaign ended Thursday with an incumbent congressman trouncing the opponent who ran an ad linking him to the Ku Klux Klan. Early, unofficial results showed Democrat Steve Cohen with 79 percent of the vote to 19 percent for Nikki Tinker, a black corporate lawyer who was his chief opponent in the district that covers Memphis.
  • Analysis: Barbour followed by Confederate images

    02/17/2011 9:39:30 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 31 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | Thu Feb 17, | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
    JACKSON, Miss. – Does Haley Barbour have a Confederate problem? It's a question hounding Mississippi's Republican governor as he gears up for a possible 2012 presidential run.
  • General Forrest and the Confederate flag

    07/11/2009 7:53:15 PM PDT · by BigReb555 · 46 replies · 1,302+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | July 11, 2009 | Calvin E. Johnson, Jr.
    Monday, July 13th, in the year of our Lord 2009, is the 188th birthday of American legend and Southern Hero--Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest.
  • The Wizard of the Saddle

    07/20/2007 6:24:09 PM PDT · by SuzyQ2 · 332 replies · 3,819+ views
    NRO ^ | July 20, 2007 | W. Thomas Smith Jr.
    Forrest's soldiers loved him. His fellow generals admired him. His enemies were terrified at the mere mention of his name. Gen. Robert E. Lee said of his finest subordinate commanders, the most remarkable was one he "had never met" — Forrest. And U.S. and foreign military officers alike have studied Forrest’s campaigns over the decades since the end of the war. It has even been speculated that some aspects of the German Blitzkrieg were patterned after some of Forrest's operations.
  • The FReeper Foxhole Profiles General Nathan Bedford Forrest - May 24th, 2004

    05/24/2004 12:06:26 AM PDT · by SAMWolf · 169 replies · 4,121+ views
    Lord, Keep our Troops forever in Your care Give them victory over the enemy... Grant them a safe and swift return... Bless those who mourn the lost. . FReepers from the Foxhole join in prayer for all those serving their country at this time. ...................................................................................... ........................................... . U.S. Military History, Current Events and Veterans Issues Where Duty, Honor and Countryare acknowledged, affirmed and commemorated. . . Our Mission: The FReeper Foxhole is dedicated to Veterans of our Nation's military forces and to others who are affected in their relationships with Veterans. In the FReeper Foxhole, Veterans or their family...