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

Maj. John Pelham

1838-1863

 
 
Maj. John Pelham Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, April 16, 2010
1. Maj. John Pelham Marker
Inscription.  
"The Gallant Pelham"
as called by Robert E. Lee

Commanded Artillery, Army of
Northern Virginia. Cited for
conspicuous valor many times.
Killed in action in Virginia.

 
Erected 1963 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Alabama Historical Association series list.
 
Location. 33° 48.421′ N, 85° 45.686′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Alabama, in Calhoun County. Marker is at the intersection of Pelham Road (State Highway 21) and James Street SE, on the right when traveling north on Pelham Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jacksonville AL 36265, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beauregard's Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Pelham (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Intendants and Mayors of Jacksonville (approx. 0.4 miles away); General Leonidas Polk C.S.A. (approx. 0.4
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miles away); Saint Luke's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Tyler Morgan (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Indian Trading Post (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jacksonville (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,958 times since then and 25 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 19, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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