George R. Reeves

George R. Reeves (HM15LQ)

Location: Pecos, TX 79772 Reeves County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 25.459', W 103° 29.661'

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Texas in the Civil War

— Rogers County —

(Front):
County Named for Texas Confederate
George R. Reeves
1826-1887
Organized, captained company in 11th Texas Cavalry at start Civil War. Served in Arkansas, Indian Territory, Kentucky invasion of 1862. Assigned to Wheeler's Cavalry in Tennessee. Promoted colonel and command of 11th Cavalry, 1863. Led regiment Chickamauga. In 1864 fought in 100-day Atlanta campaign, guerrilla warfare against Sherman's march to the sea, in battle at Savannah. In 1865 participated Carolinas campaign.
A memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy.
Erected by the state of Texas 1963

(Back):
Texas in the Civil War
1861-1865
Texas made an all-out effort for the Confederacy after a 3 to 1 vote for secession. 90,000 troops famous for daring and mobility, fought on every battlefront. A 2000 mile frontier and coastline was successfully defended from Union troops and savage Indians. State and private industry produced war goods. Cotton-life blood of South traded through Mexico for medicine and military supplies. Texas was storehouse of western Confederacy. Citizens made sacrifices to produce food and clothing for Texas fighting men.
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HM NumberHM15LQ
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Year Placed1963
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 6:55pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 643105 N 3477608
Decimal Degrees31.42431667, -103.49435000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 25.459', W 103° 29.661'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 25' 27.54" N, 103° 29' 39.66" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)432
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-498 S Oak St, Pecos TX 79772, US
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