The 150th Anniversary of John Pelham's death
John Pelham: A Commemoration
March 17, 2013 is the 150th Anniversary of John Pelham's death at the Battle of Kelly's Ford, Virginia. A program to celebrate and re-tell the story of his life will be presented in Jacksonville, Alabama during the weekend of March 16th and 17th, 2013. Speakers, Musicians, Re-enactors, and historical tours will be featured to entertain and educate the public of the life and times of one of Calhoun County's honored sons. On Sunday, March 17 a commemoration event shall be held beginning at 1:00 PM on the Jacksonville Public Square and culminating with a funeral procession re-enactment on Pelham Road to the City Cemetery, followed by a memorial service at Lt. Col. Pelham's final resting place. The public is cordially invited. For information, please call the Jacksonville RSVP @ 256-435-5091.