Robert L. Foard

Robert L. Foard (HM1JI7)

Location: Crowell, TX 79227 Foard County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 59.024', W 99° 43.488'

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1831 - 1898

County named for
Texas Confederate Officer
Robert L. Foard
1831 - 1898

Came to Texas from Maryland 1853. Prominent pioneer lawyer and citizen. Lt. Columbus Grays Texas Militia Co. 1861. Confederate Major 13th Texas Infantry Regiment, which successfully guarded portion Texas coast against raiding parties from Union blockading vessels. 13th stationed 7 weeks 1863 Brashear City La. as part campaign to prevent split south by loss Mississippi River. Returned to coast duty until war's end.

A Memorial to Texans
Who Served the Confederacy
HM NumberHM1JI7
Marker Number4298
Year Placed1963
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 433052 N 3760589
Decimal Degrees33.98373333, -99.72480000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 59.024', W 99° 43.488'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 59' 1.44" N, 99° 43' 29.28" W
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Area Code(s)940
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near TX-6, Crowell TX 79227, US
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