SCV group observes Confederate day at Oconee Hills
Confederate Memorial Day is observed as a state holiday in seven Southern states, but the states…
Georgia (Apr 29, 2013) — Confederate Memorial Day is observed as a state holiday in seven Southern states, but the states observe it on different days in late April….
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Brian Wills, director of the Center for the Study of the Civil War at Kennesaw State University, will present a program on Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest.
During the war, Forrest, was steadily promoted to become the unconventional cavalry officer that Union General W.T. Sherman called “the most remarkable man the Civil War produced on either side,” according to a release from the chapter.
Wills is the author of “The Confederacy’s Greatest Cavalryman: Nathan Bedford Forrest.”
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