The Dawson Massacre

The Dawson Massacre (HM1M4Y)

Location: San Antonio, TX 78218 Bexar County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 29.976', W 98° 25.359'

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Occurred in this vicinity on September 18, 1842 when Captain Nicholas Mosby Dawson and 53 men from La Grange, in attempting to join Captain Mathew Caldwell (Old Paint) and his company of Texas volunteers during the Battle of the Salado, were surrounded by Mexican forces and 36 slain. 15 were taken prisoners; only 3 escaped
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HM NumberHM1M4Y
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Marker Number1182
Year Placed1936
Placed ByThe State of Texas
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Date Added Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 555961 N 3263477
Decimal Degrees29.49960000, -98.42265000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 29.976', W 98° 25.359'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 29' 58.56" N, 98° 25' 21.54" W
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Area Code(s)210
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1795-1799 TX-368 Loop, San Antonio TX 78218, US
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