“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Captain Kit Dalton

1843 - 1920

Captain Kit Dalton Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, March 28, 2009
1. Captain Kit Dalton Tombstone
Inscription. He fought for the Confederacy and with Quantrell's Raiders. After the war he rode with Jesse and Frank James and Cole Younger. Over 100 years ago a $50,000 reward was offered for him dead or alive. Since they could not capture him, he was later pardoned by several governors, with his promise that he would lead an exemplary life: Which he did during his last 20 years, in Memphis.
Erected 1979 by Erected by Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Taylor and the Brothers of the Sacred Heart, S. C.
Location. 35° 7.392′ N, 90° 1.6′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Dudley Street, on the right. Click for map. As you enter Elmwood Cemetery, turn left past the office. Stay to your left past 3 streets, and grave will be behine marker at next street (corner of intersection). Marker is at or near this postal address: 824 South Dudley Street, Memphis TN 38104, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Soldiers Rest (a few steps from this marker); Elmwood Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edward Shaw (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hollis Freeman Price, Sr. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Benjamin Albert Imes (approx. 0.6 miles away); Second Congregational Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Annesdale Park Subdivision (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Memphis 13/Bruce Elementary (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Memphis.
Also see . . .  Captain Kit Dalton And The James Gang. Part of the Memphis Moments series by the Pink Palace Museum and WKNO-FM, Memphis. Used with permission of the Memphis Pink Palace Museum. (Submitted on June 17, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.) 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 45 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of San Salvador, El Salvador. Photo   1. submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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