General Sidney Sherman

General Sidney Sherman (HMXMO)

Location: Galveston, TX 77550 Galveston County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 18.29', W 94° 46.433'

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Born in Massachusetts July 26. 1805. Came to Texas February 1836 as captain of a company of volunteers he had recruited in Kentucky and Ohio. Commanded the second regiment of volunteers at San Jacinto. First to sound the immortal war cry opening the battle - Remember the Alamo, Remember Goliad. Member of the Congress of the Republic 1842, 1843, 1846. Commandant Port of Galveston CSA 1861, 1862. Father of the railroads in Texas, having built the first one west of the Sabine River. Died in Galveston, Texas on the first day of August 1873.
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 6:08am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 327718 N 3243064
Decimal Degrees29.30483333, -94.77388333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 18.29', W 94° 46.433'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 18' 17.40" N, 94° 46' 25.98" W
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Area Code(s)409, 281
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701 Broadway Avenue J, Galveston TX 77550, US
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