Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 10 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Nathan Bedford Forrest
|After the war, Forrest's wealth declined to nearly nothing. What was it estimated to be before the war?||Nathan Bedford Forrest
$1,000,000 to $1,500,000. $1,000,000 to $1,500,000 has been estimated. An an exact number is not available, only ranges have been accurately detailed through biographies or reports.
Ku Klux Klan. After being instrumental in its foundation, Forrest later quit the KKK after US law was restored in the land and he simply felt that the organization was no longer necessary.
|A topic of later controversy, which Fort did Nathan Bedford Forrest raid, in which over 400 black soldiers and 150 white soldiers were killed?||Nathan Bedford Forrest
Fort Pillow. Fort Pillow had 440 black soldiers and 250 white soldiers. It was said that 40 blacks and 100 whites were taken prisoners and the rest were killed. This rout became a controversial subject, especially in view of Forrest's future political involvements after the war.
|Nathan Bedford Forrest holds the record for the most horses shot out underneath him in the Civil War. How many unfortunate horses were there?||Nathan Bedford Forrest
29. Twenty-nine horses fell under Nathan Bedford Forrest. It was not uncommon in battle for Nathan to lose a few at a time while he rode amongst his men giving orders.
|Nathan Bedford Forrest was a Major General in the Confederate Army. When he entered the army, what rank was he placed at immediately?||Nathan Bedford Forrest
Private. Nathan like many, entered as a Private unlike other Southern Generals who had experience fighting in Mexico or training at West Point.
Memphis, Tennessee. Forrest and Maples Slave Dealers were located on 87 Adams Street, Memphis, Tennessee.
Carriage accident. Mary Ann was with her mother and their carriage became stuck in mud near a creek. Nathan was the only one to help out while other men just looked on and laughed. Nathan later said some insulting remarks to the cowardly men who didn't help.
|Nathan Bedford Forrest was born on July 13 1821 in Bedford County, Tennessee. He was also born as a twin. What was Nathan's twin's name?||Nathan Bedford Forrest
Fanny. Nathan had a twin sister named Fanny. They were two of eight children in the family.