County Named for Texas Confederate Richard Coke Historical

County Named for Texas Confederate Richard Coke Historical (HM1T5D)

Location: Robert Lee, TX 76945 Coke County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 53.577', W 100° 29.161'

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1829 — 1896

Virginia native. Leader Texas secession movement. Joined army, rose to captain 15th Texas Infantry company serving in Louisiana, Arkansas, chiefly Tennessee campaigns. Elected to State Supreme Court 1866, removed by reconstruction military authorities. Defeated Governor E.J. Davis 1873. Bloodless controversy ensued, Davis retired under protest, marking political end reconstruction in Texas. U.S. Senator 1877-1895.

A memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy
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HM NumberHM1T5D
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Year Placed1963
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 359467 N 3529533
Decimal Degrees31.89295000, -100.48601667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 53.577', W 100° 29.161'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 53' 34.62" N, 100° 29' 9.66" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near TX-229 Loop, Robert Lee TX 76945, US
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