Tom Green

Tom Green (HM1D64)

Location: San Angelo, TX 76903 Tom Green County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 27.722', W 100° 26.348'

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Confederate General

[Side A]
Led 5th Texas Cavalry Battle Val Verde
in Arizona-New Mexico Campaign 1861
1862 Commanded "Cotton Clad" carrying
cavalrymen dubbed "Horse Marines" in
recapture Galveston January 1863. Made
Brigadier General while leading
Green's Cavalry Division 1863 campaign
to save Louisiana. Killed 1864 leading
attack at Blair's Landing, Louisiana in
Red River Campaign to prevent the
Federal invasion of Texas. An ardent
Texan, a brave leader, he constantly
sought the heat of battle.

A memorial to Texans
who served the Confederacy

[Side B]
This county was named in honor of
Tom Green
1814 - 1864

Came to Texas from Tennessee 1833
Veteran Battle of San Jacinto 1836
manning famed "Twin Sisters" cannons.
Fayette County Representative 4th
Congress. Secretary of Senate 6th and
8th Congresses. Clerk of Supreme Court
1841-1861. Participated Frontier Indian
Campaigns. Member Sommervell Expedition
Officer in Mexican War, Confederate
General in the Civil War
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HM NumberHM1D64
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Year Placed1963
Placed ByThe State of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 6:56pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 363271 N 3481705
Decimal Degrees31.46203333, -100.43913333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 27.722', W 100° 26.348'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 27' 43.32" N, 100° 26' 20.88" W
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Area Code(s)325
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-112 W Beauregard Ave, San Angelo TX 76903, US
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