Col Jeffrey Edward Forrest

Col Jeffrey Edward Forrest

Birth
Tippah County, Mississippi, USA
Death 22 Feb 1864 (aged 26–27)
Okolona, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 7455399 · View Source
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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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  • Added: 17 May 2003
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Jeffrey Edward Forrest (1837–22 Feb 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7455399, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Steve Dunn (contributor 477) .