Anniston in Calhoun County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Major John Pelham
Was born here →
—September 7, 1838 —
Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Killed at Kelly’s Ford, Va.
March 17, 1863
Styled “The Gallant Pelham”
By Robert E. Lee
Erected 1963 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 33° 43.877′ N, 85° 52.741′ W. Marker is in Anniston, Alabama, in Calhoun County. Marker is on U.S. 431, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker located in front of Machristie's Restaurant. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3900 US Highway 431, Anniston AL 36206, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Birthplace of the “Gallant Pelham” (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 27th. Division Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); Lincoyer (approx. 4.5 miles away); The Tallasahatchie Battle Field (approx. 4.5 miles away); Crook Cemetery (approx. 4.7 miles away); Saint Michael and All Angels (approx. 5.3 miles away); Tallasseehatchee (approx. 5.7 miles away); Temple Beth El (approx. 5.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Anniston.
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Categories. • Notable Persons • War, US Civil •
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