John H. Forney

John H. Forney (HM26EL)

Location: Vicksburg, MS 39183 Warren County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 21.233', W 90° 51'

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Major General C.S.A.

Commanding Second District
Vicksburg May 4 - July 4, 1863

U.S. Military Academy 1848 - 1852
1st Lieut. 10th Inf. U.S.A. August 25, 1855

Commanding Pioneer Corps
with General Albert Sidney Johnson
in Utah Campaign 1857

Instructor in Military Tactics
Mathematics U.S. Military Academy 1860
Resigned U.S. Army January 23, 1861


Confederate States Army
Colonel 10th Ala. Inf. June 4, 1861
Brig. General C.S.A. March 10, 1862
Major General C.S.A. October 27, 1862
HM NumberHM26EL
Year Placed1951
Placed ByThe U.S. War Department
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, March 29th, 2018 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 702315 N 3581694
Decimal Degrees32.35388333, -90.85000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 21.233', W 90° 51'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 21' 13.98" N, 90° 51' 0" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)601
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Confederate Ave, Vicksburg MS 39183, US
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