(1831 - 1886)Came to Texas from Alabama in 1855. Civil War commanded Co.B, 2nd Battalion, Waul's Texas Legion. On May 22, 1863, was a leader of one of most daring defensive actions in the Siege of Vicksburg. Volunteered, along with 20 of his won men and 18 others, to seal off a Federal penetration into the Confederate fort defending the Mississippi River; acted under fire.
|Placed By||State historical survey committee|
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|Date Added||Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 7:27am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 769105 N 3513517|
|Decimal Degrees||31.72548333, -96.15993333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 43.529', W 96° 9.596'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 43' 31.74" N, 96° 9' 35.76" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 117 Commerce St, Fairfield TX 75840, US|
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