Capt. William Hezekiah Forrest (CSA)

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William Hezekiah Forrest

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Bedford County, Tennessee, United States
Death: Died in Hickman County, Tennessee, United States
Place of Burial: Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Forrest and Marian Forrest
Husband of Mary Forrest
Father of Libby Forrest and John Forrest
Brother of Fanny Forrest, twin; Lt Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest (CSA); John Nathaniel Forrest; Mary Forrest; Lt. Col. Jessie Forrest (CSA) and 3 others
Half brother of James Madison Luxton; Dickey Luxton and Had 1 daughter Luxton

Managed by: Kathleen Huckaby Yett
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About Capt. William Hezekiah Forrest (CSA)

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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Capt. William Hezekiah Forrest (CSA)'s Timeline

1831
1831
Bedford County, Tennessee, United States
1875
March 20, 1875
Age 44
Hickman County, Tennessee, United States
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Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States