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.
Location. 38° 54.117′ N, 77° 2.048′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of I Street NW and 15th Street NW, on the right when traveling west on I Street NW. Touch for map. Located in McPherson Square. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20005, United States of America.
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); Site of Chamberlin's (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "The First of Patriots - The Best of Men" (about 700 feet away); John Barry Memorial (about 700 feet away); Wormley's Hotel Site (about 700 feet away); The Dolly Madison House (about 700 feet away); Fleeing the Executive Mansion (about 700 feet away); Ashburton House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
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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.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,774 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.