Confederates of Jackson County

Confederates of Jackson County (HM29ON)

Location: Edna, TX 77957 Jackson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 28° 58.683', W 96° 38.821'

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From 1860 population of 2,612 came more than 100 Civil War soldiers, one an infantryman on a crutch: M.K. Simons, a Mexican War amputee, Brigade Quartermaster, 2nd Texas Infantry, C.S.A.

Officers included Capt. C.L. Owen, veteran of the Texas Revolution and Mexican War, killed at Shiloh in 1862.

Composed chiefly of Jackson County men were Co. D, 1st Texas Cavalry; Co. K, 2nd Texas Infantry; and Co. M, 27th Texas Cavalry (Whitfield's Legion). Jackson men were also in other units, including Confederate Marines and Terry's Texas Rangers, and saw much of war's greatest action.
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HM NumberHM29ON
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Year Placed1965
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 23rd, 2018 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 729263 N 3207835
Decimal Degrees28.97805000, -96.64701667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 58.683', W 96° 38.821'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 58' 40.98" N, 96° 38' 49.26" W
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Area Code(s)361, 512
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 113 TX-521 Loop, Edna TX 77957, US
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