Nathan Bedford Forrest was born in Chapel Hill, Tennessee, on July 13, 1821. Despite having no formal military training, Forrest rose from the rank of private to lieutenant general. Forrest’s men reportedly killed over 200 Union soldiers, many of them black troops who had formerly been slaves. Here’s Nathan Bedford Forrest Biography and Profile.
David Duke, White Supremacist, Racist, Racists, KKK, Ku Klux Klan, born 1 July 1950, first made his racist mark at Louisiana State University back in 1970 when he founded the White Youth Alliance. How did David Ernest Duke take his life down the path of racial extremism? He was born into a comfortable middle-class family July 1, 1950, son of an archconservative oil-field engineer, and an alcoholic mother, according to a recent Duke biography by Michael Zatarain. Here’s David Duke Biography and Profile.