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John Horace Forney - Jacksonville, AL.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 33° 48.845 W 085° 45.681
16S E 614638 N 3742231
Quick Description: John Horace Forney marker located in the square at Jacksonville, AL.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 11/25/2007 5:19:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM2NFA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member robbdogg120
Views: 54

Long Description:

John Horace Forney
1829 – 1902
Major General, C.S.A.


Graduate of West Point, resigned from U.S. Army to volunteer services to the State of Alabama.

Ably led Confederate forces at Manassas, Pensacola, Vicksburg, Mobile, Texas.

Marker Name: John Horace Forney

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
John Horace Forney, Major General, Born August 12, 1829 at Lincolnton NC. His brother was General William Henry Forney. He was wounded at Dranesville and captured at Vicksburg. He died September 13, 1902 at Jacksonville AL and is buried at the City Cemetery, Jacksonville, AL.


Date Dedicated / Placed: 1956

Marker Number: Not listed

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