Col. Jeffrey Forrest (CSA)

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Jeffrey Edward Forrest

Birthdate: (26)
Birthplace: Tippah County, Mississippi, United States
Death: February 22, 1864 (26)
Okolna, Mississippi, United States ( killed in the Battle of Okolona, Ms. )
Place of Burial: Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Forrest and Marian Luxton
Husband of Sally Forrest
Brother of Fanny Forrest, twin; Lt Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest (CSA); Mary Forrest; John Nathaniel Forrest; Major William Hezekiah Forrest (CSA) and 5 others
Half brother of Joseph H Luxton; Sgt. James Madison "Matt" Luxton (CSA); Mary Jane Fontaine and Dickey 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

November 1837
Tippah County, Mississippi, United States
February 22, 1864
Age 26
Okolna, Mississippi, United States
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States