Anniston in Calhoun County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
The Birthplace of the “Gallant Pelham”
Born September 14, 1838
at the home of his Grand Parents
William McGehee and Elizabeth Clay McGehee
Erected by Forney District U.D.C.
May 5, 1937
Erected 1937 by Forney District U.D.C.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1891.
Location. 33° 43.877′ N, 85° 52.639′ W. Marker is in Anniston, Alabama, in Calhoun County. Marker is on Choctaw Street north of Tomahawk Trail, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located about block east from the "Major John Pelham" marker off U.S. Highway 431. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Major John Pelham (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 27th. Division Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Lincoyer (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Tallasahatchie Battle Field Crook Cemetery (approx. 4.8 miles away); Seventeenth Street Missionary Baptist Church, Organized 1887 (approx. 5 miles away); 509 W. 15th Street (approx. 5.2 miles away); West 15th Street Historic District (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anniston.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 2,922 times since then and 117 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 4, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. 2. submitted on March 3, 2012, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. 3, 4. submitted on October 4, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.