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Nathan Bedford Forrest was one of the Confederacy`s most successful cavalry officers in the American Civil War.

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Quotes by Nathan Bedford Forrest.

Regarding Post Civil War Developments
Civil war, such as you have just passed through, naturally engenders feelings of animosity, hatred, and revenge. It is our duty to divest ourselves of all such feelings, and, so far as it is in our power to do so, to cultivate feelings towards those with whom we have so long contested... whatever your responsibilities may be to government, to society, or to individuals.
Farewell address to his men, May 9, 1865