Site of Home of Captain George T. Todd

Site of Home of Captain George T. Todd (HM28YU)

Location: Jefferson, TX 75657 Marion County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 45.594', W 94° 20.856'

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(1839-1913)

Born in Virginia. Came to Texas 1843. During Civil War, served in famous Hood's Texas Brigade. At Chickamauga, took command after Gen. Hood was shot. In 1864-1865, fought west of the Mississippi with Lane's Partisan Rangers.

After war, was in the Texas Legislature and on University of Texas Board of Regents. As district attorney, prosecuted Cincinnati jewelry salesman Abe Rothchild for the 1877 roadside murder of "Diamond Bessie" Moore. Covering 7 years, this famous trial put in conflict some of the nation's best lawyers and set numerous legal precedents.
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HM NumberHM28YU
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Year Placed1965
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 1st, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 373768 N 3625473
Decimal Degrees32.75990000, -94.34760000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 45.594', W 94° 20.856'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 45' 35.64" N, 94° 20' 51.36" W
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Area Code(s)903, 430
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 106 W Clarksville St, Jefferson TX 75657, US
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