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.
|Placed By||State of Texas|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 2:32am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||13R E 357072 N 3515059|
|Decimal Degrees||31.76211667, -106.50921667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 45.727', W 106° 30.553'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 45' 43.62" N, 106° 30' 33.18" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1704 W Paisano Dr, El Paso TX 79922, US|
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