Forrest, Nathan Bedford

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TerryB

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It's a good speech and I'm glad he made it; however, I bet somebody wrote it for him. It's not exactly in his down home style.
 
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And the unspoken sentiment that was shared by the target audience. " If we some some contrition maybe the sob's will go home."
 
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After the battle of Selma and receiving word of Lee's surrender, Forrest and his good friend/aide Charles Anderson, took a ride. Forrest had his arm in a sling and a bandage around his head, having taken several saber cuts in the last battle. They spoke about the future, about the state of things, whether Forrest should follow other rebels to Mexico. And, they arrived at a fork in the road. Anderson asked which Forrest wanted to take. "If one road leads to Mexico and the other to hell, I don't care which I take," replied the general.
 
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Wyeth could write another book from the work you have done with the NBF forum.
Might want to find another author, Wyeth's take on the Bragg/Forrest so-called "confrontation" is questionable fiction, makes one wonder what else he made up.

Kevin Dally
 
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