William Steele

William Steele (HMHNF)

Location: Austin, TX 78703 Travis County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 18.577', W 97° 45.634'

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Born New York. Graduate West Point. In Seminole and Mexican Wars. Resigned U.S. Army to serve Confederacy. Colonel 7th Texas Cavalry. In New Mexico campaign 1862. Earned promotion to Brigadier General. Commander Indian Territory 1863 and Galveston defenses 1864. Led cavalry division Red River campaign. Gave distinguished service various Louisiana actions against invasion of Texas. As Texas Adjutant General after reconstruction rebuilt Texas Rangers to restore order and control Indians.
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HM NumberHMHNF
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Marker Number6463
Year Placed1963
Placed ByThe State of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 12:48am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 619172 N 3353744
Decimal Degrees30.30961667, -97.76056667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 18.577', W 97° 45.634'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 18' 34.62" N, 97° 45' 38.04" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2497 W 35th St, Austin TX 78703, US
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