Company I   7th Texas Infantry

Company I   7th Texas Infantry (HM1HWC)

Location: Abilene, TX 79605 Taylor County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 26.542', W 99° 45.367'

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Mustered into service during World War I, July 16, 1917, at Abilene with officers, Capt. R.M. Wagstaff; 1st Lt. A.J. McDavid; 2nd Lt. E.B. Sayles; and 1st Sgt. Elmer C. Stearns. Company had 139 enlisted men from the area who trained here at the West Texas Fair Grounds (now Rose Park) until September 1. Then transferred to Camp Bowie at Fort Worth. It became part of HQ. Co., 142nd Inf., 36th Division.
     The unit saw action in France October 8-28, 1918, with the 4th French Army, and was mustered out of service in June, 1919.
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HM NumberHM1HWC
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Marker Number1014
Year Placed1968
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
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Date Added Monday, November 17th, 2014 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 428924 N 3589722
Decimal Degrees32.44236667, -99.75611667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 26.542', W 99° 45.367'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 26' 32.52" N, 99° 45' 22.02" W
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Area Code(s)325
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Oscar Rose Park, Abilene TX 79605, US
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