Haslam Issues Statement on Nathan Bedford Forrest Bust

Confederate Major General Nathan Bedford ForrestPublished 1911

Confederate Major General Nathan Bedford Forrest
Published 1911

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam issued this statement today regarding the bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest in the State Capitol:

“My position on this issue has not changed – I do not believe Nathan Bedford Forrest should be one of the individuals we honor at the Capitol. The General Assembly has established a process for addressing these matters and I strongly encourage the Capitol Commission and the Historical Commission to act.”

Source: Governor Haslam

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