Camp Belknap, C.S.A.

Camp Belknap, C.S.A. (HM1REW)

Location: Newcastle, TX 76372 Young County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 9.084', W 98° 44.427'

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Confederate frontier post Camp Belknap located this vicinity. Local soldiers, determined to guard edge of settlement against Indian raids, Union invasion from Indian Territory, joined Frontier Regiment of Texas Cavalry and Rangers. Chain of posts from Red River to Rio Grande patrolled. Regiment concentrated vicinity this camp, Spring 1863. Fought Comanche attack near Elm Creek 1864. Constantly looking for marauders, short on food supplies and ammunition, these Confederates effectively protected settlers and supply trains.

A memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy
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Details
HM NumberHM1REW
Marker Number649
Year Placed1963
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 524204 N 3668101
Decimal Degrees33.15140000, -98.74045000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 9.084', W 98° 44.427'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 9' 5.04" N, 98° 44' 25.62" W
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Area Code(s)940
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 207 Belknap Cir, Newcastle TX 76372, US
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