(1832-1911)Born in Kentucky. Came to Texas 1849. Civic and political leader. Represented Navarro County in Legislature, 1859-60. Joined in call for State Secession Convention, 1861. Joined 3rd Texas Cavalry. Later a colonel in 10th Texas Infantry. Wounded in Tennessee and Georgia battles. A leader in 1871 Democratic Convention held in Corsicana, which started move to end Reconstruction in Texas. Member United States Congress 1873-92. Author Mills Tariff Bill. In U. S. Senate 1892-99.
|Placed By||State Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 1:58am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 738235 N 3553744|
|Decimal Degrees||32.09490000, -96.47555000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 5.694', W 96° 28.533'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 5' 41.64" N, 96° 28' 31.98" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 900-998 W Park Ave, Corsicana TX 75110, US|
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