Captain Gustav Schleicher

Captain Gustav Schleicher (HM26NQ)

Location: Eldorado, TX 76936 Schleicher County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 51.618', W 100° 36.005'

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County named for Texas Confederate
Captain Gustav Schleicher
1823 — 1879

Chief purchasing agent, army engineer Department for Southern Armies West Mississippi. Bought desperately needed intrenching tool, iron, steel, lead and turpentine. Imported much material from Europe through Mexico by the exchange of cotton, "Life Blood of Confederacy." Established two engineer depots in Texas, designed fortifications and pontoon trains. Repaired tools from surrendered U.S. frontier forts.

A memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy
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HM NumberHM26NQ
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Year Placed1963
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, April 8th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 347014 N 3415215
Decimal Degrees30.86030000, -100.60008333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 51.618', W 100° 36.005'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 51' 37.08" N, 100° 36' 0.30000000000015" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 164 US-190, Eldorado TX 76936, US
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