Camp Cooper, C.S.A.

Camp Cooper, C.S.A. (HM1R9N)

Location: Throckmorton, TX 76483 Throckmorton County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 10.729', W 99° 10.656'

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Located 17 miles south, surrendered by U.S. at outbreak Civil War. Used as Confederate frontier outpost on the defense line from Red River to the Rio Grande. Manned by Texas cavalry, mounted riflemen, Rangers. Constant patrol and scouting maintained to guard against Indian raids, Union invasion, marauding deserters, Jayhawkers. Always short on food supplies, ammunition, and horses, these troops fought the Comanches in numerous engagements while effectively protecting supply trains and pioneer families along edge of settlement.

A memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy
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HM NumberHM1R9N
Marker Number658
Year Placed1963
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, March 27th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 483442 N 3671124
Decimal Degrees33.17881667, -99.17760000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 10.729', W 99° 10.656'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 10' 43.74" N, 99° 10' 39.36" W
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Area Code(s)940
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-120 US-380, Throckmorton TX 76483, US
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