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J. Pelham
J. Pelham

Confederate (CSA)


John Pelham

"the Gallant"
(1838 - 1863)
Home State: Alabama
Command Billet: Artillery Battalion Commander
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: Stuart's/Pelham's Horse Artillery


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Resigned from the Academy at West Point one week from Graduation to serve the Confederacy.

More on the Web:
See a dramatic biography from the Mobile, Ala., Register, May 20, 1894, found online at Shotgun's page, and a 1939 Richmond Times-Dispatch article about his death.

Birth Date: 9/7/1838    Place of Birth: Alexandria, AL    
College: US Military Academy, West Point, NY    
Death Date: 3/17/1863    Death Place: Kelly's Ford, VA    Burial Place: Jacksonville City Cemetery, AL

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