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

William Henry Forney

1823-1894

 
 
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By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
1. William Henry Forney Marker
Inscription.  
Brigadier General C.S.A.
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

Member Gettysburg
National Military Park Commission
Veteran Mexican War 1846.

 
Erected 1963 by General John H Forney Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1846.
 
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. Marker located on the north side of Town Square. 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. Downtown Jacksonville Historic District (a few steps from this marker); John Horace Forney
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By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
2. William Henry Forney Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); Forney’s Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); The First National Bank of Jacksonville (within shouting distance of this marker); 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). Touch for a list and map 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.)
 
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3. William Henry Forney
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,446 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 3, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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