Nathan Bedford Forrest statue causing controversy

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    My favorite story about Forrest is this one:
    A junior officer requested leave in the proper military fashion.
    To: Commanding general
    Subject: Leave of Absence
    Reason: so and so
    Signed: Lt. so and so

    Forrest's response, I already tol you twice, Goddammit no.
     
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    Much BIGGER fish to fry.
     
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    the man was a brilliant cavalry commander but not much of a human being.


    the original was dedicated in 2000, I am stretching to see the point in it all......
     
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    Let's rush to the defense of the bigots!
     
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    Someone needs to start a soap opera series called 'The Bedford Wives'.
     
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    Why am I not surprised to see you in here. Why don't you try doing a bit of research as to where the first slaves were brought to in America. It wasn't the south. Oh and did you also know Forrest disbanded the Klan in 1869 because it became to radical and violent.Obviously not violent enough. :D
     
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    Silly bastards always leave out the part where he ordered the organisation disbanded.
     
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    "When I do well no one remembers, when I do ill no one forgets."
     
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    LOL! Like that makes it OK.
     

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