Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Major General James B. McPherson
July 22, 1864.
of The Society of
The Army of the Tennessee
Erected 1876 by Society of the Army of the Tennessee.
Location. 38° 54.117′ N, 77° 2.048′ W. Marker is in Northwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of I Street NW and 15th Street NW, on the right when traveling west on I Street NW. Click for map. Located in McPherson Square. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20005, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United Mine Workers of America Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Chamberlin's (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "The First of Patriots - The Best of Men" (about 700 feet away); John Barry Memorial (about 700 feet away); Wormley's Hotel Site (about 700 feet away); The Dolly Madison House (about 700 feet away); Fleeing the Executive Mansion (about 700 feet away); Ashburton House (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Northwest.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Death of McPherson
Also see . . .
1. James B. McPherson. Biography of McPherson.
2. Major General James B. McPherson Memorial. SIRIS entry for the memorial. The statue is cast from metal from Confederate cannon captured after fall of Atlanta. The artist, Louis Rebisso, also created a statue of the general which is in McPherson Cemetery, Clyde, Ohio.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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