County named for Confederate Officer
— 1811 - 1867 —Secretary treasury and last attorney general Republic of Texas. Secession Convention delegate 1861. Influential member Provisional Congress which drafted Confederate Constitution, mobilized manpower, set up financial structure, elected political leaders. Resigned to raise 18th Texas Infantry. Led troops to Arkansas in 1862 when regiment called in campaign to repel Union forces from state.
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|Placed By||State of Texas|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, March 31st, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 338353 N 4029255|
|Decimal Degrees||36.39486667, -100.80246667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 23.692', W 100° 48.148'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 23' 41.52" N, 100° 48' 8.88" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 511 S Main St, Perryton TX 79070, US|
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