Forrest could be designated ‘military hero’ if Historical Commission approves relocation

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 11, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: July 11, 2020 4:00 AM CT

The Tennessee Black Caucus is preparing to challenge the assertion that Nathan Bedford Forrest is a "military hero," which was part of the vote to shift the Confederate general's bust to the State Museum.

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Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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