Soldiers Waterhole

Soldiers Waterhole (HM26YT)

Location: Rochelle, TX 76872 McCulloch County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 10.444', W 99° 13.58'

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1850 - 1869

U.S. soldiers, under command of Robert E. Lee, used this site while traveling the nearby Military Road and patroling this area for Indians.

Westbound immigrants also camped here prior to the Civil War.

Here 27 Indians surprised and massacred 18 men, women and children, burned their wagons and stole their horses.
HM NumberHM26YT
Year Placed1964
Placed ByMcCulloch County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 478432 N 3448915
Decimal Degrees31.17406667, -99.22633333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 10.444', W 99° 13.58'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 10' 26.64" N, 99° 13' 34.8" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 876 County Rd 412, Rochelle TX 76872, US
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