Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Captain Kit Dalton ~ 1843 - 1920



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Location: in Elmwood Cemetery, 824 South Dudley Street, Memphis, TN
County: Shelby
Coordinates: N 35° 7.392    W 090° 1.6
  35.1232    -90.02666666
Waymark: None
 



Text:

He fought for the Confederacy and with Quantrell's Raiders. After the war he rode with Jesse and Frank James and Cole Younger. Over 100 years ago a $50,000 reward was offered for him dead or alive. Since they could not capture him, he was later pardoned by several governors, with his promise that he would lead an exemplary life: Which he did durning his last 20 years, in Memphis.

Erected 1979 by Erected by Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Taylor and the Brothers of the Sacred Heart, S. C.