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Jacksonville in Calhoun County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Pelham

 
 
Pelham Monument image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 17, 2004
1. Pelham Monument
Inscription.
Front:
Maj. John Pelham
born in
Alexandria, Alabama
killed at the battle of Kelly's Ford
March 17, 1863

Front base:
Pelham

North side:
Erected by the General John H. Forney Chapter U.D.C.
Jacksonville, Alabama 1905.

East side:
How shall we rank thee upon glory's page than more than soldier
 
Erected 1905 by General John H. Forney Chapter United Daughters of the.Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 33° 48.41′ N, 85° 45.595′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Alabama, in Calhoun County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Ave SE and James St SE, on the right when traveling north on Church Ave SE. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jacksonville AL 36265, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maj. John Pelham (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Beauregard's Headquarters (about 500 feet away); Intendants and Mayors of Jacksonville (approx. 0.4 miles away); General Leonidas Polk C.S.A.
Detail of the statute atop the Pelham Monument image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 17, 2004
2. Detail of the statute atop the Pelham Monument
Note the damage to the hat and face as collectors have broken off pieces of the statue.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); John Tyler Morgan (approx. half a mile away); Site of Indian Trading Post (approx. half a mile away); Jacksonville (approx. half a mile away); 10th Alabama Volunteers (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
John Pelham headstone image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 17, 2004
3. John Pelham headstone
 
 
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