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From: "Steven Oge" <>
Subject: Re: Founder of the KKK
Date: Fri, 6 Feb 1998 20:19:07 -0500


Does it really matter his lineage???

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> From: Iain Sommerville <>
> To:
> Cc:
> Subject: Founder of the KKK
> Date: Friday, February 06, 1998 6:53 PM
>
> On Fri, 06 Feb 1998 17:09:41 -0500, Valerie Westwood wrote:
>
> >it was a Scot (not Scot-Irish) who started the KKK
>
> On the basis that we should know about the villainous as well as the
> valiant, could Valerie or someone else please elaborate.
>
> I understood that the KKK was founded by Confederate General Nathan
> Bedford Forrest, but that he attempted to disband it a year later
> because it became violent. Was he the Scot to whom Valerie referred?
>
> -----
> Iain Sommerville
> Burntisland, Fife, Scotland

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