Nathan Bedford Forrest - Quotes

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We have but one flag, one country; let us stand together. We may differ in color, but not in sentiment. Many things have been said about me which are wrong, and which white and black persons here, who stood by me through the war, can contradict.

We have but one flag, one country; let us stand together. We may differ in color, but not in sentiment. Many things have been said about me which are wrong, and which white and black persons here, who stood by me through the war, can contradict.

I am not an enemy of the Negro. We want him here among us; he is the only laboring class we have. ---->>>

Get there first with the most. ---->>>

I've got no respect for any young man who won't join the colors.

I've got no respect for any young man who won't join the colors.

I ended the war a horse ahead. ---->>>

No damn man kills me and lives. ---->>>

Never stand and take a charge... charge them too. ---->>>

War means fighting, and fighting means killing.

War means fighting, and fighting means killing.

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: July 13, 1821
Birthplace:
Die: October 29, 1877
Occupation: Soldier
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Nathan Bedford Forrest (July 13, 1821 – October 29, 1877), called Bedford Forrest in his lifetime, was a lieutenant general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. A cavalry and military commander in the war, Forrest is one of the war's most unusual figures. Although less educated than many of his fellow officers, before the war Forrest had already amassed a fortune as a planter, real estate investor, and slave trader (wikipedia)