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. If I am correctly informed, he was at one time a tutor in the military Academy. At the beginning of the present troubles, Lieut. Forney was among the first to send in his resignation, and to offer his services to Alabama. He was made a Colonel in the State service and sent to Pensacola, where he was second in command, of. Forney there became very popular with the troops under his command, and by constant drilling got them in a very efficient state. He built the first battery opposite Fort Pickens. When the Provisional Army was formed, Col. Forney entered the service as Colonel of the 9th Alabama Regiment.--Being the ranking Colonel of the brigade, he was put in command while Gen. Smith was at Richmond suffering from the wound received in the battle of the 21st. A short time ago, as is well known, Gen. Smith was made a jor General, and immediately after the command of the brigade was taken from Col. Forney and given to Col. C. M. Wncox, of the 10th Alabama, who was commissioned