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Albert Sydney Johnston

Gravesite in Texas State Cemetery

 
 
Albert Sydney Johnston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 6, 1998
1. Albert Sydney Johnston Marker
Inscription.  Born in Kentucky in 1803, Confederate General Albert Sidney Johnston died on April 6, 1862, from wounds suffered in the Battle of Shiloh. His remains were placed in the Texas State Cemetery in 1867. Elisabet Ney, Texas’ most prominent nineteenth-century sculptor, created this effigy of Johnston in 1904.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 30° 15.913′ N, 97° 43.597′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Memorial can be reached from Navasota Street north of East 7th Street, on the right when traveling north. The grave in the Texas State Cemetery is located in the Confederate Field Section 2, Row A, Number 13. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Austin TX 78702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John A. Wharton (a few steps from this marker); Capt. Jesse Billingsley (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen F. Austin (within shouting distance of this marker); Jesse and Rosanna Grimes (within shouting distance of this marker); John W. McHorse
Albert Sydney Johnston Marker and Gravesite in Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Texas image. Click for full size.
By Frederick Bothwell
2. Albert Sydney Johnston Marker and Gravesite in Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Texas
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(within shouting distance of this marker); John Ireland (within shouting distance of this marker); John Edward Lewis (within shouting distance of this marker); General Xavier Blanchard Debray (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Albert Sydney Johnston Grave Site image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 6, 1998
3. Albert Sydney Johnston Grave Site
Bust of Albert Sydney Johnston by Elisabet Ney image. Click for full size.
By Frederick Bothwell, March 16, 2016
4. Bust of Albert Sydney Johnston by Elisabet Ney
Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin, Texas
Plaster cast of Albert Sydney Johnston grave sculpture image. Click for full size.
By Frederick Bothwell, March 16, 2016
5. Plaster cast of Albert Sydney Johnston grave sculpture
Displayed in Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin, Texas
Confederate Soldiers Unknown marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 61998
6. Confederate Soldiers Unknown marker
Texas State Cemetery entrance image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 6, 1998
7. Texas State Cemetery entrance
Texas State Flag flying in the cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 6, 1998
8. Texas State Flag flying in the cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 446 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   2. submitted on April 4, 2019, by Frederick Bothwell of Georgetown, Texas.   3. submitted on July 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   4, 5. submitted on June 21, 2017, by Frederick Bothwell of Georgetown, Texas.   6, 7, 8. submitted on July 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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