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Gen. Iversonís Birthplace

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By David Seibert, November 7, 2009
1. Gen. Iversonís Birthplace Marker
Inscription. Brig. Gen. Alfred Iverson, C.S.A., son of Senator Alfred Iverson, also a Brig. Gen., and Caroline Goode Holt, was born here Feb. 14, 1829. He served with the U. S. Cavalry in the Mexican War and Mormon campaign and fought the Comanches and Kiowas. Resigning his lieutenancy in 1861 he joined the Confederate Army rising to the rank of Brigadier General in Nov. 1862. He was wounded in the Seven Days Battles and fought at South Mountain, Sharpsburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. Commanding a brigade of cavalry from Wheelerís Corps at Sunshine Church with 1,300 men he defeated raiding Gen. Stoneman with 2,500, capturing 500 men and Gen. Stoneman.
 
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 084-6.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 0.057′ N, 83° 33.308′ W. Marker is in Clinton, Georgia, in Jones County. Marker is on Pulaski Street 0.1 miles east of Randolph Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 370 Pulaski Street, Gray GA 31032, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. LaFayette (approx.
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By David Seibert, November 7, 2009
2. Gen. Iversonís Birthplace Marker
The marker is at the driveway to the home, which is privately owned and not open.
0.2 miles away); Macarthy-Pope House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel Griswold (approx. 0.3 miles away); Shermanís Right Wing (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Stoneman Raid (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clinton Female Seminary (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clinton Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); W. E. Knox Civic Center (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Clinton.
 
More about this marker. The home still stands, but is privately owned and not open.
 
Also see . . .  General Alfred Iverson. The New Georgia Encyclopedia biography of General Iverson. (Submitted on November 30, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USMilitaryWar, Texas IndependenceWar, US CivilWars, US Indian
 
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By New Georgia Encyclopedia
3. Brig. Gen. Alfred Iverson
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,133 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   3. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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