Col. Jeffrey Forrest (CSA)

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Jeffrey Edward Forrest

Birthplace: Tippah County, Mississippi, United States
Death: Died in Okolna, Mississippi, United States
Cause of death: 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 Lt Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest (CSA); Fanny Forrest, twin; Mary Forrest; John Nathaniel Forrest; Lt. Col. Jessie 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