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Johnston's Headquarters

 
 
Johnston's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, September 1, 2009
1. Johnston's Headquarters Marker
Inscription.  Site of hq. of Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston, April 1~4, 1862. After his death at Shiloh, April 6, body was brought here where it lay in state, April 7, 1862.
 
Erected 1957 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 1, 1871.
 
Location. 34° 56.207′ N, 88° 31.175′ W. Marker is in Corinth, Mississippi, in Alcorn County. Marker is on Fillmore Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corinth MS 38834, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Rose Cottage (here, next to this marker); Fillmore Street Chapel (a few steps from this marker); Oak Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Union General Thomas Addresses the Troops (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Curlee House (about 300 feet away); Generals' Headquarters
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(about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Oak Home (about 300 feet away); Provost Marshal Headquarters (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corinth.
 
Also see . . .  Albert Sidney Johnston. Albert Sidney Johnston (February 2, 1803 – April 6, 1862) was a career United States Army officer, a Texas Army general, and a Confederate States general. He saw extensive combat during his military career, fighting actions in the Texas War of Independence, the Mexican-American War, the Utah War, as well as the American Civil War. (Submitted on March 12, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.) 
 
Johnston's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, September 1, 2009
2. Johnston's Headquarters Marker
The marker is just out of view to the right in this photograph.
Johnston's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, September 1, 2009
3. Johnston's Headquarters Marker
Across the road you can see the corner of Fillmore Church Chapel Marker.
Johnston's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
4. Johnston's Headquarters Marker
Albert Sidney Johnston image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon Fletcher
5. Albert Sidney Johnston
Courtesy Library of Congress
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 1,589 times since then and 54 times this year. Last updated on March 29, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 10, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.   4, 5. submitted on September 25, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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