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Jeffrey Edward Forrest
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Birth: 1837
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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 Parents:
  William Forrest (1801 - 1837)
  Miriam Beck Forrest Luxton (1802 - 1867)
 
 Siblings:
  Jesse Anderson Forrest (____ - 1889)*
  Nathan Bedford Forrest (1821 - 1877)*
  Mary Forrest (1826 - 1841)*
  John Nathan Forrest (1829 - 1867)*
  Mildred Forrest (1831 - 1841)*
  Aaron H Forrest (1833 - 1864)*
  Isaac Forrest (1835 - 1841)*
  Jeffrey Edward Forrest (1837 - 1864)
  James Madison Luxton (1844 - 1924)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Steve Dunn
Record added: May 17, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7455399
Jeffrey Edward Forrest
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