About Nathan Bedford Forrest

July 30, 2014
Event By: Johnsonville State Historic Park Address: 90 Nell Beard Road New Johnsonville, TN 37134 Email: meriam.tummons@tn.gov Phone: (931) 535-2789
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NEW JOHNSONVILLE, TN – Nathan Bedford Forrest Scholar, Doug Richardson will speak at the Johnsonville State Historic Park Welcome Center on Wednesday, July 30. At 7pm he will present Nathan Bedford Forrest: Why his Escape from Fort Donelson Mattered which is a free program open to the public. Doug Richardson is a Park Ranger at Fort Donelson National Battlefield and has done extensive research on General N.B. Forrest. Doug will focus on Forrest’s early military action at Fort Donelson and how his escape in 1862 would later shape the manner in which he prepared and executed the Johnsonville Campaign in 1864. Johnsonville State Historic Park is managed by Tennessee State Parks, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, in cooperation with the Friends of Johnsonville State Historic Park. Please visit www.tnstateparks.com/parks/about/johnsonville for more park information. Additional information on Tennessee State Parks is available at www.tnstateparks.com . ################

City: New Johnsonville, TN
Region: Middle Tennessee
Subregion: Nashville & Surrounding Areas

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