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.
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 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 •
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