Colonel C. M. Winkler

Colonel C. M. Winkler (HM1E48)

Location: Kermit, TX 79745 Winkler County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 51.407', W 103° 5.607'

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County named for Texas Confederate

— 1821 - 1882 —

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Native North Carolina. Start of Civil War, organized and took company 150 men to join Confederate army in Virginia. Unit made part 4th Texas Infantry of famed Hood's Brigade. Rose to command regiment as Lt. Colonel. Fought with famous unit in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Tennessee. Distinguished himself second Manassas, wounded at Gettysburg. Surrendered with General Robert E. Lee at Appomattox.

A memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy.

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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 a successfully defended from Union troops and savage Indians. State and private industry produced war goods. Cotton - life blood of south traded thru 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 NumberHM1E48
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Marker Number958
Year Placed1963
Placed ByState of Texas
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 12:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 680378 N 3526145
Decimal Degrees31.85678333, -103.09345000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 51.407', W 103° 5.607'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 51' 24.42" N, 103° 5' 36.42" W
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Area Code(s)432
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 E Winkler St, Kermit TX 79745, US
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