February 22, 1864: Battle of Okolona

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It is quite easy to assume that of the many victories won by General Nathan Bedford Forrest during the Civil War, the saddest for him was that of Okolona where his brother Colonel Jeffrey Forrest leading a charge of his brigade.  As Forrest himself observed:  War means fighting and fighting means killing. As part of […]

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Donald R. McClarey (1546 Posts)


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