Capt. James W. Magoffin

Capt. James W. Magoffin (HMPGK)

Location: El Paso, TX 79922 El Paso County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 45.727', W 106° 30.553'

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Hometown of Texas Confederates

— 1799 - 1866 —

Born in Kentucky. Trader in Mexico. Special U.S. Army agent in Mexican War, 1846-47. Established trading post at Magoffinville about 1850. Named state agent with Simeon Hart to receive U. S. property surrendered at Ft. Bliss, Mar, 1861 prior to Civil War. This and other military stores obtained through his long standing contacts in Mexico supplied the Confederate Forces in the Arizona-New Mexico campaign 1861-62. Made State Brig. Gen. 1861. Left here with Confederate evacuation 1862. As Capt. C.S.A. business ability utilized to obtain military supplies in Texas, Mexico - State Senator 1863-65. Buried in San Antonio.
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Year Placed1964
Placed ByState of Texas
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 2:32am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 357072 N 3515059
Decimal Degrees31.76211667, -106.50921667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 45.727', W 106° 30.553'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 45' 43.62" N, 106° 30' 33.18" W
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Area Code(s)915
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1704 W Paisano Dr, El Paso TX 79922, US
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