Gen. Iverson's Birthplace

Gen. Iverson's Birthplace (HMGLI)

Location: Gray, GA 31032 Jones County
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N 33° 0.057', W 83° 33.308'

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Brig. Gen. Alfred Iverson, C.S.A., son of Senator Alfred Iverson, also a Brig. Gen., and Caroline Goode Holt, was born here Feb. 14, 1829. He served with the U. S. Cavalry in the Mexican War and Mormon campaign and fought the Comanches and Kiowas. Resigning his lieutenancy in 1861 he joined the Confederate Army rising to the rank of Brigadier General in Nov. 1862. He was wounded in the Seven Days Battles and fought at South Mountain, Sharpsburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. Commanding a brigade of cavalry from Wheeler's Corps at Sunshine Church with 1,300 men he defeated raiding Gen. Stoneman with 2,500, capturing 500 men and Gen. Stoneman.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number084-6
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 5:22am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 261280 N 3654292
Decimal Degrees33.00095000, -83.55513333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 0.057', W 83° 33.308'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 0' 3.42" N, 83° 33' 18.48" W
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Area Code(s)478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 370 Pulaski St, Gray GA 31032, US
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