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

General Leonidas Polk C.S.A.

 
 
General Leonidas Polk C.S.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
1. General Leonidas Polk C.S.A. Marker
Inscription.  
Bishop of Louisiana
Held service in this church 1864
Erected by General John H. Forney
Chapter U.D.C.
April 26, 1937

 
Erected 1937 by General John H. Forney Chapter U.D.C.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 33° 48.794′ N, 85° 45.631′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Alabama, in Calhoun County. Marker is at the intersection of Chinabee Avenue Southeast and Ladiga Street Southeast, on the right when traveling north on Chinabee Avenue Southeast. Marker is in front of St. Luke's Episcopal Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Chinabee Avenue Southeast, 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. Intendants and Mayors of Jacksonville (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacksonville (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Downtown Jacksonville Historic District
General Leonidas Polk C.S.A. Marker and St. Luke's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
2. General Leonidas Polk C.S.A. Marker and St. Luke's Episcopal Church
(about 300 feet away); John Tyler Morgan (about 300 feet away); Confederate Hospital (about 400 feet away); William Henry Forney (about 400 feet away); 10th Alabama Volunteers (about 400 feet away); Forney’s Corner (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
St. Luke's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
3. St. Luke's Episcopal Church
Church Building 1856
Parish House 1992
To The Glory of God.
St. Luke's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
4. St. Luke's Episcopal Church
Gen. Leonidas Polk, C.S.A., Bishop of Louisiana image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
5. Gen. Leonidas Polk, C.S.A., Bishop of Louisiana
-- Brady, N.Y.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,498 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 4, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   5. submitted on January 1, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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