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Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Joseph Emerson Brown

 
 
Joseph Emerson Brown Statue image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 3, 2008
1. Joseph Emerson Brown Statue
Inscription.
War Governor of Georgia
Patriot, Statesman, Christian
Born April 15, 1821, Died November 30, 1894
Governor of Georgia Four Terms, 1857-1865
Chief Justice Supreme Court of Georgia, 1868-1870
United States Senator from Georgia, 1880-1891
Founder of Charles McDonald Brown
Scholarship Fund
University of Georgia

Elizabeth Grisham Brown
Wife of Joseph Emerson Brown
Born July 13, 1826, Died December 26, 1896
Devoted wife, loving mother, loyal patriot
A Christian obedient to God

 
Location. 33° 44.938′ N, 84° 23.343′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Washington Street SW and Capitol Square SW, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of the Georgia State Capitol. Marker is at or near this postal address: 206 Washington St SW, Atlanta GA 30334, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Seige of Atlanta (within shouting distance of this marker); The Evacuation of Atlanta (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas E. Watson (within shouting distance of this marker); The March to the Sea
Joseph Emerson Brown image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 3, 2008
2. Joseph Emerson Brown
(within shouting distance of this marker); Transfer of Command (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Atlanta (within shouting distance of this marker); John Brown Gordon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Ground (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Civil
 
Battle of Dug Gap, May 8, 1864 image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 3, 2008
3. Battle of Dug Gap, May 8, 1864
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, June 27, 1864 image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 3, 2008
4. Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, June 27, 1864
Georgia State Seal image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 3, 2008
5. Georgia State Seal
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 20, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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