262 pages : 22 cm
Includes bibliographical resources (pages -262).
Prologue -- Forrest lost and found: Selma. A pronouncement of war ; The First Battle of Selma ; Monument is now headless ; Deo vindice ; From Civil War to Civil Rights -- Forrest in the age of Confederate reproduction: Murfreesboro. Laying Forrest low ; We have a choice ; The marshmallow wonderland of the past ; Palliatives ; A letter to the editor ; The way of Forrest ; More Gump than Bedford ; A flag in war -- This is us: Nashville. At the foot of the ugliest Confederate memorial ; Same as it ever was ; The resistance ; This is us -- Down along with that devil's bones: Memphis. A symbol of everything we are fighting every day ; The dead bury their dead ; The dead bury their dead again ; The mountaintop ; A preponderance of goodwill ; Remember Fort Pillow ; The weight ; "Yeah but..." ; Re-membering -- Epilogue: The two-face god: Montgomery.
"A journalist's memoir-plus-reporting about modern-day conflicts over Southern monuments to Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Confederate hero and original leader of the Ku Klux Klan, as well as a personal examination of the legacy of white supremacy through the US today, tracing the throughline from Appomattox to Charlottesville"-- Provided by publisher.