Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877
- Existence: 1821 - 1877
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.VIS206
Scope and Content This collection contains twenty-six cartes de visite of Confederate generals and politicians. Generals include Robert E. Lee, Joseph E. Johnston, Stonewall Jackson, and Nathan Bedford Forrest among others. Politicians include images of President Jefferson Davis and Vice President Alexander Stephens as a young man. There is also an image of Emperor Napoleon III of France.
Collection number: ahc.MSS596f
Scope and Content This collection contains transcriptions of two diaries accompanied with annotations made by the transcriber. One is the diary of R.S. Norton and the other was written by William Towers after the war. Each details company movements & discusses significant deaths of each battle. Norton also includes comments on rising prices of various staples and dry goods.