Camp Hudson, C.S.A.

Camp Hudson, C.S.A. (HMZL1)

Location: Del Rio, TX 78840 Val Verde County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 21.525', W 100° 53.856'

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When U. S. Troops were surrendered at outbreak of Civil War, camp became Confederate frontier outpost 1861-1862 to guard military road, escort supply trains, curb hostile Indians. Manned by 2nd Texas Cavalry. Texas Confederate Troops used as supply base in route to and from New Mexico campaign to stop flow of gold to north and gain access to pacific. Routine camp life prompted camp newspaper written to amuse troops who fervently desired to fight for Dixie. Located center of county on South Bank Devil's River.
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HM NumberHMZL1
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Year Placed1963
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 7:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 315798 N 3249228
Decimal Degrees29.35875000, -100.89760000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 21.525', W 100° 53.856'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 21' 31.50" N, 100° 53' 51.36" W
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Area Code(s)830, 432
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-498 Pecan St, Del Rio TX 78840, US
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