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Johnston in Edgefield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William Johnston

1817-1896

 
 
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By Brian Scott, October 10, 2008
1. William Johnston Marker
Inscription.  
President
Charlotte Columbia
and Augusta Railroad
Commissary General of N.C.
C.S.A.

 
Erected by Mrs. A.B. Andrews.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 33° 49.933′ N, 81° 48.05′ W. Marker is in Johnston, South Carolina, in Edgefield County. Marker is on Calhoun Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located on the northeast side of the Johnston Garden Club. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Johnston SC 29832, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Johnston (within shouting distance of this marker); Edwards Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johnston Schools / Johnston Educators (approx. 0.2 miles away); Johnston Civil War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Johnston Presbyterian Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Lott's Tavern & Post Office (approx. 1.1 miles away); Spann Methodist Church / Captain Clinton Ward
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By Brian Scott, October 10, 2008
2. William Johnston Marker/Fountain
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(approx. 4½ miles away); William Barret Travis (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnston.
 
Also see . . .  Portion of Iron Confederacies by Scott Reynolds Nelson. This portion deals with the construction of Johnston's railroad in South Carolina during the years of the Civil War. (Submitted on October 10, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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Internet Archive
3. William Johnston
Engraved by F. G. Kernan & Co. from Biographical History of North Carolina from Colonial Times to the Present by Samuel A. Ashe, 1905, Page 473.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,553 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 10, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3. submitted on January 19, 2021, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

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