“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Jacksonville in Calhoun County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)

Maj. John Pelham


Maj. John Pelham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 16, 2010
1. Maj. John Pelham Marker
"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.
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.
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 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); 10th Alabama Volunteers (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
Categories. War, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 19, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,527 times since then and 49 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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