Selma in Dallas County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Monument
Defender of Selma
Wizard of the Saddle
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
In honor of Gen. Forrest's
unwavering defense of Selma
the great state of Alabama
and the Confederacy
this memorial is dedicated
Fort Donelson, TN.
Parkers Crossroads, TN.
Thompson's Station, TN.
Capture of Gen. Streight
West Point, MS.
Fort Pillow, TN.
Brices Crossroads, MS.
Sulphur Trestle, AL.
Battle of Selma, AL.
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. Touch 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selma.
Also see . . .
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 & Patriotism • War, US Civil •
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