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Jesse A. Forrest
Enlisted on 2/1/1864 as a Lieut Colonel.
On 2/1/1864 he was commissioned into Field & Staff TN 21st Cavalry

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:
- Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records
- Field Officers, Regiments & Battalions of CS Army


J. N. Forrest, Lieutenant Colonel, 21st (Wilson’s) Tennessee Cavalry, recorded as present at both the Jan. 1 - Apr. 20, 1864 and subsequent May/Jun., 1864 musters, both held at Tupelo, Miss.

Both Companies A & B report that on the morning of the 10 of June, we met the enemy at Brison’s/Brisun’s [sic] X Roads

Company Muster Rolls Record of Events

Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Tennessee

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