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Lecture: NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST, The Military Exploits of a Confederate General 1861-1865

posted Jun 24, 2016, 3:47 PM by Edward Georgen   [ updated Jun 24, 2016, 3:47 PM ]
22nd ANNUAL LON CARTER BARTON-JACK VINCENT LECTURE
THURSDAY, JULY 7TH, 2016

In recognition of General Nathan Bedford Forrest’s 195th birthday, the Tilghman-Beauregard Camp #1460, Sons of Confederate Veterans, is pleased to announce the 22nd annual Lon Carter Barton-Jack Vincent Lecture dealing with General Forrest’s military exploits during the War Between the States. This years lecture titled, “NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST, The Military Exploits of a Confederate General 1861-1865” will be presented by Alan Doyle, current Executive Director of the General Nathan Bedford Forrest Historical Society and Commander of Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #215. This years lecture will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, at the Graves County Library on North 17th Street in Mayfield. Admission is free to the public and all are welcome and encouraged to attend this program of historical significance to our local community. Many Graves (and other Purchase) County families have ancestors who served with General Forrest. For more information on this event, please contact Commander Scott Parker at 731-336-9893.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION ON AUTHOR

Alan Doyle
Memphis, Shelby, TN

Education Details:

Undergraduate Degree, Memphis State University
Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA) 1978
Insurance Major

Skills:

Historical & Battlefield Tour Guide; Living History Re-enactor; Historian War Between The States 1861-1865; Life long student of General Nathan Bedford Forrest; aspiring Author

Affiliations:

Life Member 
N.B. Forrest Camp 215, Sons of Confederate Veterans
January 1969 to present
Camp Commander 2010 to present

Shelby County Historical Commission
Tours Chairman
1985 to 2010

West Tennessee Historical Society
Member - Current

Shiloh Military Trail, Inc.
Board member - Current

Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Historical Society, Inc.
Executive Director - Current

Morton's Battery
Member 1969 to present
Captain, Commanding 1974 to present
Confederate Re-enactment Organization

Third Generation Memphian
Sixth Generation Tennessean