Nathan Bedford Forrest Death Cause and Date

Nathan Bedford's Death

Born (Birthday) Jul 13, 1821

Death Date October 29, 1877

Age of Death 56 years

Cause of Death Diabetes

Profession Politician

The politician Nathan Bedford died at the age of 56. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Confederate general during the American Civil War who was accused of war crimes at the Battle of Fort Pillow, where some claim he allowed his command to massacre hundreds of black prisoners of war. His work in the Civil War earned him the nickname the Wizard of the Saddle.

His parents were William Forrest and Miriam Beck.

Quotes

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I am not an enemy of the Negro. We want him here among us; he is the only laboring class we have.

Nathan Bedford Forrest Death Cause and Date
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Never stand and take a charge… charge them too.

Nathan Bedford Forrest Death Cause and Date
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No damn man kills me and lives.

Nathan Bedford Forrest Death Cause and Date
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Get there first with the most.

Nathan Bedford Forrest Death Cause and Date
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I’ve got no respect for any young man who won’t join the colors.

Nathan Bedford Forrest Death Cause and Date