Forrest Nathan Bedford

For·rest

 (fôr′ĭst, fŏr′-), Nathan Bedford 1821-1877.
American Confederate general who was active at the battles of Shiloh (1862) and Chickamauga (1863). He was a founder and the first leader (1867-1869) of the Ku Klux Klan.
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