Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Monument

Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Monument (HM1QK9)

Location: Selma, AL 36701 Dallas County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 24.308', W 87° 1.951'

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Front
Defender of Selma
Wizard of the Saddle
Untutored Genius
The First With the Most


This monument stands as testament of
our perpetual devotion and respect
for Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest
CSA, 1821-1877, one of the south's
finest heroes.

In honor of Gen. Forrest's
unwavering defense of Selma
the great state of Alabama
and the Confederacy
this memorial is dedicated

Deo Vindice.

Right side

Forrest's Battles
1861

Sacramento, KY.

1862
Fort Donelson, TN.
Shiloh, TN.
Murfreesboro, TN.
Lexington, TN.
Parkers Crossroads, TN.

1863
Dover, TN.
Thompson's Station, TN.
Brentwood, TN.
Capture of Gen. Streight
Chickamauga, GA.

Left side

Forrest's Battles
1864

West Point, MS.
Okolona, MS.
Fort Pillow, TN.
Brices Crossroads, MS.
Tupelo, MS.
Memphis, TN.
Sulphur Trestle, AL.
Pulaski, TN.
Johnsonville, TN.
Springhill, TN.
Franklin, TN.
Nashville, TN.

1865
Battle of Selma, AL.

Rear

{Seal of the Confederate States of America}
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Details
HM NumberHM1QK9
Series This marker is part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy series
Tags
Year Placed2000
Placed BySons of Confederate Veterans, Alabama Division, Col. C.C. Pegues Camp 62; Alabama Society, Order of Confederate Rose; Selma Chapter 53 , United Daughters of the Confederacy
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, January 24th, 2016 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 496942 N 3585343
Decimal Degrees32.40513333, -87.03251667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 24.308', W 87° 1.951'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 24' 18.48" N, 87° 1' 57.06" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Selma Ave, Selma AL 36701, US
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