Dalton in Whitfield County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Joseph E. Johnston Memorial
1807 ---- 1891
Brigadier General U.S.A.
Given command of the Confederate
forces at Dalton, in
1863, he directed the 79 days
campaign to Atlanta, one of the
most memorable in the annals of war
Erected by Bryan M. Thomas
Chapter United Daughters of
Confederacy, Dalton, Georgia, 1912
Erected 1912 by Bryan M. Thomas Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1807.
Location. Marker has been reported permanently removed. It was located near 34° 46.291′ N, 84° 58.088′ W. Marker was in Dalton, Georgia, in Whitfield County. Marker was at the intersection of Hamilton Street and Crawford Street, on the left when traveling north on Hamilton Street. The memorial is on the median Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Dalton GA 30720, United States of America.
We have been informed that this sign or monument is no longer there and will not be replaced. This page is an archival view of what was.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Tristram Dalton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Western and Atlantic Railroad Depot (about 400 feet away); Our Textile Legacy (about 700 feet away); Welcome to Dalton! (about 700 feet away); William C. Martin House (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Whitefield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carpet Technology (approx. 0.2 miles away); African-American Soldiers in Combat (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dalton.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,703 times since then and 215 times this year. Last updated on August 26, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on August 26, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 25, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.