1829 — 1896Virginia native. Leader Texas secession movement. Joined army, rose to captain 15th Texas Infantry company serving in Louisiana, Arkansas, chiefly Tennessee campaigns. Elected to State Supreme Court 1866, removed by reconstruction military authorities. Defeated Governor E.J. Davis 1873. Bloodless controversy ensued, Davis retired under protest, marking political end reconstruction in Texas. U.S. Senator 1877-1895.
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|Placed By||State of Texas|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 359467 N 3529533|
|Decimal Degrees||31.89295000, -100.48601667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 53.577', W 100° 29.161'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 53' 34.62" N, 100° 29' 9.66" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near TX-229 Loop, Robert Lee TX 76945, US|
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