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Confronting The Past On Nathan Bedford Forrest

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Tonight on this campus, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, the story of Nathan Bedford Forrest before the Civil War.

Timothy Huebner - a history professor at Rhodes College in Memphis - will tell that story about the Confederate General, who was born here in Tennessee.

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Prof. Timothy Huebner

The title of tonight’s lecture - starting at 7 PM here at UTC is “Confronting the Past in Memphis:  Nathan Bedford Forrest, the Antebellum Slave Trade and the Reinvention of Civil War Memory.”


Ahead of his visit to Chattanooga, Professor Huebner joined us by phone from Memphis for a conversation...


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