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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-12-11 03:50 PM
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Group Wants KKK Founder Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest on License Plate
Sons of Confederate Veterans Proposes Featuring General on Civil War Anniversary Plates
By ROBIN REESE
Feb 10, 2011

The Mississippi division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans had its first specialty license plate approved in 2002. The plate has remained the same for eight years, until this year when the group proposed five new designs to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

One of those designs features Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, a heralded cavalry leader who also is known for commanding a massacre of black Union Army soldiers at the Battle of Fort Pillow and for being a founding member of the Ku Klux Klan ...

http://abcnews.go.com/US/kkk-founder-gen-nathan-bedford...
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