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This Church was used for aConfederate HospitalDuring the WarBetween The StatesErected byGeneral John H. ForneyChapter U.D.C. Sept 27, 1937
Bishop of LouisianaHeld service in this church 1864Erected by General John H. ForneyChapter U.D.C.April 26, 1937
From 1836 to 1881 the head of the City Governmentcarried the title of Intendant. After thatthat the office has been filled by the Mayor.The following have served in this capacity:William Harrison Fleming, 1836-49, 1859-61John D. Hoke, 1850-51J. R.…
This is the placewhere one of theoriginal CreekIndian Trading Postsstood in 1830. Ladiga was Chiefof the tribe.
Graduate of West Point,resigned from U.S. Armyto volunteer servicesto State of Alabama. Ably led Confederate forcesat Manassas, Pensacola,Vicksburg, Mobile, Texas.
Brigadier General C.S.A.With Army of Virginia 1861-1865.Wounded in battle five times. He was one of four distinguished sonsof Jacob Forney and Sabina Swope Hokeof Jacksonville who held commissionsin the Confederate Army. Member U.S. Congre…
Selected as a landmark contributing to a deeperunderstanding of our American Heritage. Entered onThe National Register of Historic Placesby theUnited States Department of the InteriorMay 13, 1986 Centered around Jacksonville's historic Publi…
Town first called Drayton.Renamed in 1834 to honorPresident Andrew Jackson.Seat moved to Anniston in 1899. Calhoun Co. originally was Benton Co.,for Col. T. H. Benton, Creek War officer,later U. S. Senator from Missouri.Renamed in 1858 for John…
Lawyer, Soldier, Senator← Lived here in 18381862-63 Colonel of51st Alabama CavalryRaised by him in this county1863-65 Brigadier General C.S.A.with Wheeler's Cavalry1876-1907 United States SenatorDistinguished Statesmanof Alabama.
This regiment took part for four years in major battles of Virginia theater. It served with distinction for dash and courage, suffering heavy casualties. Officers at regiment's organization June 4, 1861 at Montgomery, Alabama; Colonel John H…