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

Post date: Jun 24, 2016 10:47:13 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