Historic Markers Across Alabama

Major John Pelham

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: US Hwy 431 north of Anniston near mile marker 238
County: Calhoun
Coordinates: N 33° 43.88    W 085° 52.72
  33.73143      -85.87879
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM43QW


Born here September 7, 1838. Commanded Horse Artillery of Northern Virginia, C.S.A. Killed at Kelly's Fort, Virginia, March 17, 1863. Styled "The Gallant Pelham" by Robert E. Lee.

End of Major John Pelham