1-28-1817 · 4-21-1883Born near Little Cedar Lick, Wilson County, Tennessee. Lived in Mississippi, where he learned surveying. Joined Republic of Texas Army in May, 1836, and served 3 years in ranger/spy companies. Gained fame as an Indian fighter while surveyor for Bexar County, Texas. In 1840, age 23, appointed Captain of Rangers, later a Major. Was in more than 40 Indian/Mexican fights, including Plum Creek, Bandera Pass, Battle of Salado, Enchanted Rock and Painted Rocks.
|Placed By||The Former Texas Rangers Association; The Council on America's Military Past - USA; The California State Sheriffs' Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 1:10am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 566949 N 4187412|
|Decimal Degrees||37.83168333, -122.23920000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 49.901', W 122° 14.352'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 49' 54.06" N, 122° 14' 21.12" W|
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|Area Code(s)||510, 415|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 174 Moraga Ave, Piedmont CA 94611, US|
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