William Henry Forney

William Henry Forney (HMODE)

Location: Jacksonville, AL 36265 Calhoun County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 48.838', W 85° 45.684'

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Brigadier General C.S.A.
With Army of Virginia 1861-1865.
Wounded in battle five times.

He was one of four distinguished sons
of Jacob Forney and Sabina Swope Hoke
of Jacksonville who held commissions
in the Confederate Army.

Member U.S. Congress 1875-1893

Member Gettysburg
National Military Park Commission
Veteran Mexican War 1846.
Year Placed1963
Placed ByGeneral John H Forney Historical Society
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Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 614634 N 3742218
Decimal Degrees33.81396667, -85.76140000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.838', W 85° 45.684'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 50.28" N, 85° 45' 41.04" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3-75 Public Square W, Jacksonville AL 36265, US
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