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Edward A. O'Neal Home - Florence, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 48.309 W 087° 40.732
16S E 437905 N 3851645
Quick Description: The Edward A. O'Neal Home historic marker is located on N. Court Street, Florence, AL.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 7/7/2013 4:24:47 PM
Waymark Code: WMHG33
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 1

Long Description:
Edward A. O'Neal Home
Home of Father-Son Governors

Built in 1840's, acquired 1857 by Edward Asbury O'Neal. Occupied various times during Civil War by Federals and Confederates. Edward A. O'Neal (1818-1890) attended LaGrange College; lawyer; Colonel of the 26th Alabama Regiment, C.S.A.; appointed brigadier general. Governor, 1882-1886.

Emmet O'Neal (1853-1922); lawyer; Governor, 1911-1915; lived in nearby Courtview.
Marker Name: Edward A. O'Neal Home

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
From Wikipedia - Edward A. O'Neal'Neal Edward Asbury O'Neal (September 20, 1818 – November 7, 1890) was a Confederate officer during the American Civil War and the 26th Governor of Alabama.

Date Dedicated / Placed: 1971

Marker Number: Not listed

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