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Ashland in Benton County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Nathan Bedford Forrest

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
1. Nathan Bedford Forrest Marker
Inscription.  
To honor
Nathan Bedford Forrest
1821 - 1877
Distinguished commander of
Confederate Cavalry
known as the
Wizard of the Saddle

This plaque was placed in 1950
by Camps of Mississippi
Woodmen of the World


 
Erected 1950 by Camps of Mississippi, Woodmen of the World.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 34° 49.984′ N, 89° 10.56′ W. Marker is in Ashland, Mississippi, in Benton County. Memorial is at the intersection of South Main Street and Ripley Avenue (State Highway 370), on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ashland MS 38603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benton County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Willie Mitchell (within shouting distance of this marker); Benton County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Davis Mill (approx. 11.1 miles away); Mississippi Central R.R. Campaign
Nathan Bedford Forrest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
2. Nathan Bedford Forrest Marker
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(approx. 11.2 miles away); Macedonia Baptist Church (approx. 11.8 miles away); Blue Mountain College (approx. 14 miles away); Southern Literary Festival (approx. 14 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ashland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 19, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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