C.S.A.Six brass field guns taken by Lt. Joseph D. Sayers' Company in Civil War Battle of Val Verde, N. Mex., 1862, and brought back to Texas with incredible difficulty, armed a new unit of hand-picked men. Sound of the Val Verde guns in action set pace for other outfits, helped secure such victories as the recapture of Galveston, 1863.
|Placed By||State historical survey committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 11:39pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 769111 N 3513524|
|Decimal Degrees||31.72555000, -96.15986667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 43.533', W 96° 9.592'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 43' 31.98" N, 96° 9' 35.52" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 117 Commerce St, Fairfield TX 75840, US|
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