In Memory of Major John Pelham

In Memory of Major John Pelham (HM1MNM)

Location: Brandy Station, VA 22714 Culpeper County
Country: United States of America
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N 38° 30.166', W 77° 53.468'

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(south face)
In memory of Major John Pelham. Born Sept. 7, 1838 in Calhoun Co. Ala. Mortally wounded March 17, 1863 near Kelly's Ford, Va.

(east face)
Base stone from Kelly's Ford battlefield near spot where Pelham fell.

(west face)
Like Marshal Ney, one of the bravest of the brave.

(north face)
Erected by Geo. E. and his wife Lenora J. Douglas, 1926.
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HM NumberHM1MNM
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Year Placed1926
Placed ByGeorge E. and Lenora J. Douglas, through the Pelham Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC), Birmingham Alabama
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, August 8th, 2015 at 10:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 247884 N 4265562
Decimal Degrees38.50276667, -77.89113333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 30.166', W 77° 53.468'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 30' 9.96" N, 77° 53' 28.08" W
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Area Code(s)540
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19639-20019 State Rte 762, Brandy Station VA 22714, US
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