Downtown 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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 22, 1864.
Location. 38° 54.117′ N, 77° 2.048′ W. Marker is in Downtown in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is at the intersection of I Street Northwest and 15th Street Northwest, on the right when traveling west on I Street Northwest. Located in McPherson Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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); Elizabeth Keckley (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Chamberlin's (about 300 feet away); Discover DC / McPherson Square (about 300 feet away); "In Service" (about 400 feet away); "The First of Patriots - The Best of Men"John Barry Memorial (about 700 feet away); Katharine Graham (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
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. (Submitted on April 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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. (Submitted on April 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,982 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.