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

Major John Pelham

Was born here →

 

— September 7, 1838 —

 
Major John Pelham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
1. Major John Pelham Marker
Inscription.  
Commanded Horse Artillery of
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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
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. Marker located in front of Machristie's Restaurant. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3900 US Highway 431, Anniston AL 36206, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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. 4½ miles away); The Tallasahatchie Battle Field (approx. 4½ miles away); Crook Cemetery (approx. 4.7
Major John Pelham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
2. Major John Pelham Marker
miles away); Seventeenth Street Missionary Baptist Church, Organized 1887 (approx. 5 miles away); West 15th Street Historic District (approx. 5.3 miles away); Saint Michael and All Angels (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anniston.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Birth and Death of John Pelham
 
Major John Pelham's Birthplace image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
3. Major John Pelham's Birthplace
 
 
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 2,603 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 4, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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