Col. Jeffrey Forrest (CSA)

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Jeffrey Forrest

Death: Died in Okolna, Mississippi, United States
Cause of death: killed in the Battle of Okolona, Ms.
Immediate Family:

Son of William Forrest and Marian Forrest
Brother of Fanny Forrest, twin; Lt Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest (CSA); Capt. William Hezekiah Forrest (CSA); Lt. Col. Jessie Forrest (CSA); Capt. Aaron Forrest (CSA) and 2 others
Half brother of Had 3 sons Luxton and Had 1 daughter Luxton

Managed by: Kathleen Huckaby Yett
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About Col. Jeffrey Forrest (CSA)

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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Col. Jeffrey Forrest (CSA)'s Timeline

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