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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.
 
Location. 30° 15.913′ N, 97° 43.597′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is on Navasota Street. Touch for map. His grave site in Texas State Cemetery is located in the Confederate Field Section 2, Row A, Number 13. Marker is in this post office area: Austin TX 78702, United States of America.
 
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); John Edward Lewis (within shouting distance of this marker); General Moseley Baker (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Jones Hardeman (within shouting distance of this marker); Bailey Hardeman (within shouting distance of this marker); Capt. and Mrs. Chauncey Johnson (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
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Albert Sydney Johnston Grave Site image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 6, 1998
2. Albert Sydney Johnston Grave Site
 Albert Sidney Johnston grave and marker in Texas State Cemetery. (Submitted on June 21, 2017, by Frederick Bothwell of Georgetown, Texas.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Confederate Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 1998
3. Confederate Field Marker
Confederate Soldiers Unknown marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 61998
4. Confederate Soldiers Unknown marker
Texas State Cemetery entrance image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 6, 1998
5. Texas State Cemetery entrance
Texas State Flag flying in the cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 6, 1998
6. Texas State Flag flying in the cemetery
Bust of Albert Sydney Johnston by Elisabet Ney image. Click for full size.
By Frederick Bothwell, March 16, 2016
7. 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
8. Plaster cast of Albert Sydney Johnston grave sculpture
Displayed in Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin, Texas
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   7, 8. submitted on June 21, 2017, by Frederick Bothwell of Georgetown, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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