Get on the bus with Nathan Bedford Forrest

The American History Forum and Civil War Education Association, an organization offering various American History and Civil War Tours, has an interesting one lined up for June of 2007. Riding with Nathan Bedford Forrest: A Battle from the Start is a one-bus tour that traces the life of the infamous “Wizard of the Saddle.”

The tour will be led by Edwin C. Bearss, Historian Emeritus of the National Park Service, who vaulted to fame when he was one of the narrators of Ken Burns’s PBS series, The Civil War. bearss1.gifThe tour, which begins and ends in Memphis, costs $1,585 double occupancy if paid in full by December 31.

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