John A. Wharton

John A. Wharton (HM1JZP)

Location: Austin, TX 78702 Travis County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 15.906', W 97° 43.602'

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Came to Texas from Tennessee. Prominent orator, jurist and prosecutor. Delegate Texas Secession Convention 1861. Joined Confederate Army as Captain Company "B" Terry's Texas Rangers. After Terry was killed Wharton elected Colonel and led this famous regiment Battle of Shiloh, and Kentucky campaign 1862. Twice wounded and made Brigadier General for bravery in action. Promoted Major General 1863 after brilliant fighting Chickamauga campaign. Gallantly led cavalry corps Red River campaign to prevent invasion Texas 1864.
Marker Number14459
Year Placed1963
Placed ByState of Texas
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Date Added Monday, April 13th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 622484 N 3348847
Decimal Degrees30.26510000, -97.72670000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 15.906', W 97° 43.602'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 15' 54.36" N, 97° 43' 36.12" W
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Area Code(s)512, 361
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701-899 Navasota St, Austin TX 78702, US
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