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Confederate Dreaming With Jack Kershaw

This is for those of you who are interested in the mind and imagination of Jack Kershaw, who is responsible for the Nathan Bedford Forrest equestrian memorial in Tennessee.  This [...]
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Devil's Dream: A Novel About Nathan Bedford Forrest

History / US History : Civil War Book News (5 years ago)

by Madison Smartt BellFrom the publisher:From the author of All Souls’ Rising which The Washington Post called “A serious historical novel that reads like a dream,” comes a powerful new novel about Nathan Bedford Forrest, the most r... Read Post

Selling Nathan Bedford Forrest

History / US History : Civil War Memory (6 months ago)

Nathan Bedford Forrest made a fortune selling slaves before the war. So, isn’t it fitting that the final act in the changing of the name of Forrest Park in Memphis, Tennessee could very well involve a sale. Here is the Nathan Bedfor... Read Post

The True Meaning of Nathan Bedford Forrest and the Confederate Flag

History / US History : Civil War Memory (5 months ago)

There is a reason why white supremacists align themselves with a history that includes individuals like Nathan Bedford Forrest and symbols such as the Confederate flag. The history and legacy of Forrest and the Confederate flag have... Read Post


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