Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Alfred Iverson, Jr.
—Confederate States Army —
February 14, 1829
Died Atlanta, Georgia
March 31, 1911
He was the son of
Alfred Iverson, Sr.
United States Senator for Georgia
Caroline Goode Holt
General Iverson's career as a soldier began at the age of 17 years when he was Captain of Volunteers in the War with Mexico, 1846 to 1848. Subsequently he was First Lieutenant, First Cavalry, United States Army
Confederate States Army
He was successively Captain, Colonel, and Brigadier General taking part with distinction in many battles, especially in Virginia. While General Iverson was commanding a Division under General Joseph Wheeler, his services culminated in the defeat and capture of General George Stoneman, of the United States Army, and the latter's forces in 1864 near Macon, Georgia.
Erected by the Iverson Family.
Location. 33° 44.885′ N, 84° 22.347′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Click for map. Marker is in Oakland Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 248 Oakland Avenue SE, Atlanta GA 30312, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. John Brown Gordon (here, next to this marker); Dr. Charles d'Alvigny (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Noel d'Alvigny (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Soldiers Plot (a few steps from this marker); Clement Anselm Evans (within shouting distance of this marker); Slave Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Confederate Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Moses W. Formwalt (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Atlanta.
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Also see . . .
1. Alfred Iverson, Jr. (1829-1911). (Submitted on April 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Brig. Gen. Alfred Iverson, Jr. Biography. (Submitted on April 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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