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Dalton in Whitfield County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Joseph E. Johnston Memorial

 
 
Joseph E. Johnston Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, April 15, 2010
1. Joseph E. Johnston Memorial
Closeup of the text on the memorial
Inscription.
Joseph E. Johnston
1807 ---- 1891
Brigadier General U.S.A.
General C.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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 34° 46.291′ N, 84° 58.088′ W. Marker is in Dalton, Georgia, in Whitfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Hamilton Street and Crawford Street, on the left when traveling north on Hamilton Street. Touch for map. The memorial is on the median on the West side of the intersection of Crawford and Hamilton Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Dalton GA 30720, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tristam Dalton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Western and Atlantic Railroad Depot (about 400 feet away); George Whitefield
Joseph E. Johnston Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, April 15, 2010
2. Joseph E. Johnston Memorial
A pulled-back view, showing the memorial and the intersection in front of it
(approx. 0.2 miles away); African-American Soldiers in Combat (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); General Cleburne’s Proposal to Arm Slaves (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Huff House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Blunt House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dalton.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Joseph E. Johnston Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, April 15, 2010
3. Joseph E. Johnston Memorial
Joseph E. Johnston Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, April 15, 2010
4. Joseph E. Johnston Memorial
Closer-in view of the bronze statue
Joseph E. Johnston Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, April 15, 2010
5. Joseph E. Johnston Memorial
The bronze statue from a different angle
Joseph E. Johnston Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, April 15, 2010
6. Joseph E. Johnston Memorial
The memorial shown from a different angle
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 25, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,048 times since then and 96 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 25, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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