The statue was immediately lambasted when it was unveiled in 1998. But Kershaw paid it no mind. «Somebody needs to say a good word for slavery,» he once told the New Orleans Times-Picayune.
The statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Confederate general and the first grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, off Interstate 65 in Nashville was doused in pink paint on Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning by unknown vandals.
Statue of early Ku Klux Klan leader and former Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest is seen after it was painted pink by vandals outside Nashville on December 26 or 27, 2017
Founded: Sep 18, 1927
Nathan Bedford Forrest (July 13, 1821 – October 29, 1877), called Bedford Forrest in his lifetime, was a cotton farmer, slave owner, slave trader, Confederate Army general during the American Civil War, first leader of the Ku Klux Klan, and president of the Selma, Marion, & Memphis Railroad.
Service/branch: Confederate Army
Watch video · The statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest, located on private property alongside Interstate 65 south of downtown, portrays the early Ku Klux Klan leader and …
A statue of Confederate general and Ku Klux Klan leader Nathan Bedford Forrest located near a Tennessee interstate was painted pink Tuesday.
Dec 27, 2017 · A vandal recently gave the Confederate general and KKK Grand Wizard’s hideous monument a fresh coat of paint. The 27 foot monument is located long a major highway in Nashville making it an eyesore.
Ugly Nathan Bedford Forrest Statue One Confederate statue that accurately reflects the ugliness of its subject.
Top photo: A Confederate battle flag is carried as people surround the statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest during a rally against removing the figure in Memphis, Tenn., July 12, 2015.
The statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, located on private property alongside I-65 south of downtown, portrays the first grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan riding a horse.
Vigilante protesters start DIGGING UP body of Confederate general and KKK leader Nathan Forrest from his grave. Group took a shovel to burial site of rebel leader Nathan Bedford Forrest
Apr 27, 2018 · Statue Of Confederate General and KKK Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest Doused In Pink Paint Neo-Nazi ‘It’s Okay to Be White’ Slogans Found …