Reconstruction Period Research Forum
Re: Klan Constitution and Bylaws 1870
In Response To: Re: Klan Constitution and Bylaws 1870 ()
I agree that Nathan Bedford Forrest was/is a questionable character to be naming schools or towns after -- I researched him a bit after reading abt Fort Pillow and doing some research around Forrest City, Arkansas --- there was a Pillow plantation near there-- a few years ago.
I believe the noble language of the "Precept" was the work of Gen. George W. Gordon , who after the war was a lawyer.
Here is a more general historical view of the KlKK