Jacksonville in Calhoun County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
William Henry Forney
With Army of Virginia 1861-1865.
Wounded in battle five times.
He was one of four distinguished sons
of Jacob Forney and Sabina Swope Hoke
of Jacksonville who held commissions
in the Confederate Army.
Member U.S. Congress 1875-1893
National Military Park Commission
Veteran Mexican War 1846.
Erected 1963 by General John H Forney Historical Society.
Location. 33° 48.838′ N, 85° 45.684′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Alabama, in Calhoun County. Marker is on Public Square East (State Highway 21) south of Clinton Street Southeast, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker located on the north 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. Downtown Jacksonville Historic District (a few steps from this marker); John Horace Forney (a few steps from this marker); Forney’s Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); The First National Bank of Jacksonville (within shouting distance Jacksonville (within shouting distance of this marker); 10th Alabama Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); John Tyler Morgan (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Indian Trading Post (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Jacksonville.
Also see . . . William H. Forney From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on October 3, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil •
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