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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1ZG_gen-john-henry-winder-c-s-a_Salisbury-MD.html
Born near Nanticoke, John Henry Winder was successively a graduate and instructor at West Point. A veteran of the Seminole and Mexican wars, Gen. Winder joined the Confederacy in 1861, and eventually directed all Confederate military prisons east …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMH60_david-crawford-edmiston_Webberville-TX.html
A native of Arkansas, David C. Edmiston came to Texas with his family in 1835. As a young man David served with a frontier defense unit of the Texas Rangers. He later served as a Ranger in the Mexican War and was a soldier in the Confederate Army …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM164G_mormon-battalion-crossing-colorado-river-crossing_Yuma-AZ.html
Mounted on back of monumentMormon Battalion Crossing This monument marks the approximate site of the crossing of the Colorado River by the Mormon Battalion on 10 and 11 January 1847. The Mormon Battalion consisted of 500 volunteer soldiers from…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYRN_jefferson-davis_New-Orleans-LA.html
Born at Fairview, KY. June 3, 1808U.S. Army 1828-1835Served in Black Hawk WarCongressman U.S. 1845-1846Colonel Mississippi Volunteers in War with MexicoRendered Gallant Service in the taking of Monterey and Buena Vista where he was severely wounde…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMIC5_the-fannin-avengers_Griffin-GA.html
In 1846, when President Polk called for volunteers to fight against Mexico, a company of men organized promptly in Griffin. Calling themselves "The Fannin Avengers", they marched to Columbus where the company became part of a regiment commanded by…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMKPX_mexican-war-tribute_North-Augusta-SC.html
Mexican War 1846 — 1848Dedicated to the brave men of South Carolina who along with other Patriots willingly served that the Nation might expand its western horizons.Of these men who willingly volunteered to fight a war in a distant land at …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMODE_william-henry-forney_Jacksonville-AL.html
Brigadier General C.S.A.With Army of Virginia 1861-1865.Wounded in battle five times. He was one of four distinguished sonsof Jacob Forney and Sabina Swope Hokeof Jacksonville who held commissionsin the Confederate Army. Member U.S. Congre…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1TG_toaping-castle_Greenbelt-MD.html
On this site Isaac, Charles and Nathan Walker erected a large white oak log house, named for their ancestral stronghold in Scotland which the three brothers had fled after the failure of attempts to unseat George I, King of England as ruler of Sco…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYQO_the-desert-studies-center_Riverside-CA.html
[Panel #1]1776 - 1830: Early Explorers Francisco Garces1776 - As the Revolutionary War broke out, California was still a province of Spain, and the Spanish government decided to help feed a hungry Mexico by farming the fertile valleys around Mo…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM8C2_milledge-luke-bonham_Edgefield-SC.html
Bonham was a Colonel in the Palmetto Regiment in the Mexican war, a brigadier general during the War Between the States and served in the C.S.A. Congress prior to being elected Governor. He was the second consecutive Governor from Edgefield during…
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