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10th Alabama Volunteers

Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

 
 
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By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
1. 10th Alabama Volunteers Marker
Inscription. This regiment took part for four years in major battles of Virginia theater. It served with distinction for dash and courage, suffering heavy casualties.

Officers at regiment’s organization June 4, 1861 at Montgomery, Alabama;

Colonel John H. Forney    Jacksonville
Lt. Col. James B. Martin   Jacksonville
Major Taul Bradford   Talladega

Co.   Captain   County
A  John H. Caldwell  St. Clair
B  Alburto Martin  Jefferson
C  Rufus W. Cobb  Shelby
D  Franklin Woodruff  Calhoun
E  John J. Woodward  Talladega
F  James D. Truss  St. Clair
G  William Henry Forney Calhoun
H  Woodford R. Hanna  Calhoun
I  Abner A. Hughes  DeKalb
K  J. C. McKenzie  Talladega

Among officers of regiment killed in action: Col. John J. Woodward; Lt. Cols. James B. Martin and James E. Shelly, Captains Pickens W. Black, George P. Brown, Henry N. Coleman, Walter Cook, Robert W. Cowan, William Lee, Richard C. Ragan, George C. Whatley.

Disbanded at Appomattox, Va., April, 1865, by order of General Robert E. Lee.
 
Erected 1957 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 33° 48.82′ N, 85° 45.701′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Alabama
10th Alabama Volunteers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
2. 10th Alabama Volunteers Marker
, in Calhoun County. Marker is on Public Square West (State Highway 21) south of Clinton Street Southwest, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker located on the west side of Town Square. 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. Forney’s Corner (a few steps from this marker); John Tyler Morgan (a few steps from this marker); Jacksonville (within shouting distance of this marker); Downtown Jacksonville Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); John Horace Forney (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Indian Trading Post (within shouting distance of this marker); William Henry Forney (within shouting distance of this marker); The First National Bank of Jacksonville (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
3. Jacksonville Town Square
 
 
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