American Civil War
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American Civil War

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Nathan Bedford Forrest

Born: July 13, 1821, Bedford County, TN Died: October 29, 1877, Memphis, TN Buried: Health Sciences Park, Memphis, TN Battles and wars: American Civil War, Battle of Fort Donelson, MORE Children: William Montgomery Bedford Forrest, Fanny Ann Forrest Overview With no formal military training, Nathan Bedford Forrest became one of the leading cavalry figures of the Civil War. The native…

James Ronald Chalmers

James Ronald Chalmers (January 11, 1831 – April 9, 1898) was an American lawyer and politician, a state senator in Mississippi, and United States Congressman for several terms from the state’s 6th congressional district, beginning in 1876.

John S. Mosby

Colonel John Singleton Mosby, son of Alfred D. Mosby. of Amherst county, was born December 6, 1833, at Edgemont, Powhatan county, the residence of his maternal grandfather, Rev. McLaurin. At the age of sixteen years, he entered the University of Virginia, where his course of study was terminated by an…

Jones Mitchell Withers

 (January 12, 1814 – March 13, 1890) was a United States Army officer who fought during the Mexican–American War and later served as a Confederate major general during the American Civil War. He also was a lawyer, politician, and businessman from the state of Alabama.

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