Wreath placed at base of former Forrest statue location - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Wreath placed at base of former Forrest statue location

(Source: WMC Action News 5) (Source: WMC Action News 5)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A wreath was placed on the spot where Nathan Bedford Forrest's statue once stood in Memphis.

Lee Millar, the spokesman for Memphis Sons of Confederate Veterans, said the wreath was placed at the base of the pedestal.

Forrest and his wife are buried at the base in Health Sciences Park.

"The bronze memorial statue headstone at the gravesite was stolen a week ago," Millar said.

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