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Murray, Kentucky 42071

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Nathan Bedford Forrest Signature


Collection Title: Nathan Bedford Forrest Signature


Series Number: MS12-17


Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich on August 21, 2012.


Date Listed: August 21, 2012


Date Span: 1869


Size of Collection: 2 items.


Number of Boxes: 1 legal size file folder.


Type of Material: Correspondence and portrait.


Condition of Material: Good.


Arrangement: Organized by format of material; Chronological arrangement.


Biographical / Historical Information: Nathan Bedford Forrest was the president of the Selma, Marion and Memphis Railroad Company from 1868 to 1874.


Scope and Content: Collection consists of a railroad bond for the Selma, Marion and Memphis Railroad Company signed by Nathan Bedford Forrest on September 1, 1869. Collection also includes a 5x7 portrait imprint of Forrest in a Confederate uniform. 


Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877.

Selma, Marion and Memphis Railroad Company.

Railroads – Alabama.

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