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22305Re: [civilwarwest] Forrest, Hood at Spring Hill

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  • Larry McGibben
    Oct 4, 2000

      Have never heard of that quote about Forrest saying that about Hood. Have
      however, heard Forrest said something like that to Bragg.


      jim@... wrote:

      > I was told of a quote attributed to N.B. Forrest by one of the guides at the
      > Rappavilla Plantation at Spring Hill, TN. In speaking of J.B. Hood, Forrest
      > quote was, "If he weren't but half a man, I'd beat him within an inch of his
      > life."
      > I have been unable to verify the validity of the quote. Has anyone come
      > across this one?
      > Jim
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