Tennessee governor declares day honoring Confederate general

Credit: CBS News- Published 1 week ago
A Tennessee law dating back to 1971 mandates that the governor must issue proclamations for six state holidays each year, including days for Nathan Bedford Forrest and Robert E. Lee
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Credit: NewsChannel 5 Nashville
Published 1 week ago -  02:15
Tenn. governors must sign Nathan Bedford Forrest Day proclamation along with others
Governor Bill Lee signed a proclamation making Saturday, July 13, Nathan Bedford Forrest Day in Tennessee. He's one of many governors who have done so.

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