Jeffrey Forrest (c.1837 - 1864)

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Death: Died in Okolna, Mississippi, United States
Cause of death: killed in the Battle of Okolona, Ms.
Managed by: Kathleen Huckaby Yett
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Birth: 1837 in Tippah County, Mississippi, USA

Death: Feb. 22, 1864, Okolona, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, USA

Civil War Confederate Officer. Born in 1837 four months after the death of his father, he was the younger brother of Nathan Bedford Forrest. In June 1861 he joined the Confederacy in a Tennessee mounted infantry company. He rose to the rank of colonel and commanded the 4th Alabama Cavalry and later the 4th Brigade in his brother's command. He was shot in the neck and killed during the Battle of Okolona, Ms.

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February 22, 1864
Age 27
Okolna, Mississippi, United States