About the Author
Wayne Bradshaw spent most of his life in Murfreesboro, TN, the site of a major Civil War battle and a famous raid by Nathan Bedford Forrest. Having researched Forrest's military career for more than a decade, Wayne is compiling a "day-by-day" account of the Confederate cavalry hero's exploits from enlistment to surrender. Wayne served in the TN National Guard and graduated from Middle Tennessee State University. Recently retired after thirty-five years with an insurance company, Wayne was recognized as "Boss Of The Year" in 1981 by the Louisville Association of Insurance Women. He is a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and Sigma Chi Fraternity. Wayne's interests include bible study, American history, non-fiction reading, and baseball. He and his wife Nancy live in Monteagle, TN and have three daughters and five grandchildren.