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Selma in Dallas County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Monument

 
 
Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 24, 2016
1. Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Monument
This is a centopath. General Forrest is buried in Health Sciences Park (aka Forrest Park) in Memphis, TN.
Inscription.
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
Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Monument (Right Side) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 24, 2016
2. Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Monument (Right Side)
of the Confederate States of America}



 
Erected 2000 by Sons 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 series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 32° 24.308′ N, 87° 1.951′ W. Marker is in Selma, Alabama, in Dallas County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Dallas Avenue (Alabama Route 22) and Kings Alley. Click for map. Located approximately centered within Live Oak Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Dallas Avenue, Selma AL 36701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Live Oak Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Rufus de Vane King (about 300 feet away); Redoubt No. 24 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Joseph T. Smitherman Historic Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); “Fairoaks” (approx. half a mile away); Fairoaks Square (approx. half a mile away); Dallas County Korean War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Dallas County World Wars Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Selma.
 
Also see . . .
Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Monument (Left side) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 24, 2016
3. Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Monument (Left side)

1. Wikipedia article on Nathan Bedford Forrest. (Submitted on January 24, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. History of the Battle of Selma. (Submitted on January 24, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Monument (Rear) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 24, 2016
4. Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Monument (Rear)
Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
5. Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest
Monument can be see in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 24, 2016
6. Monument can be see in background.
Known & unknown soldier markers can be seen in foreground.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 372 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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