William Hezekiah Forrest (c.1825 - 1871)

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Death: Died in Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Managed by: Kathleen Huckaby Yett
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About William Hezekiah Forrest

William Hezekiah Forrest was born in 1825.

William ran slave businesses in St. Louis and Vicksburg, buying slaves from brother Aaron before resale. Their company was called Forrest and Maples. William had a home in Memphis and joined the Confederate Army 13 Jul 1861, rising to the rank of Captain. He was wounded 30 Apr 1863 in a charge against Col. Abel D. Streight at the battle of Sand Mountain in Days Gap, Alabama. William died in 1871.

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Age 46
Memphis, Tennessee, United States