Fight of Sheriff's Posse with Cattle Rustlers Historical

Fight of Sheriff's Posse with Cattle Rustlers Historical (HM1XVQ)

Location: Junction, TX 76849 Kimble County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 29.35', W 99° 45.952'

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Fight of Sheriff's Posse with Cattle Rustlers
(Site marked on Rust Ranch, 21 Mi. NW)

On Feb. 6, 1897, Sheriff John L. Jones and Deputies T.C. Taylor, Oscar Lattat, John Gardner, T.W. Frazier and Bob Owens found Jim and Jourd Nite (brothers) and J.C. Crane with cattle and horses stolen from James and Peter Paterson and John Gardner.
In following fight, Crane and Jourd Nite were killed while Jim was wounded. Crane and Jourd Nite were buried at the scene of the battle.
Jim Nite recovered and later at his trial March 30, 1897 (held in earlier courthouse on this site) was convicted and sentenced as John Underwood.
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HM NumberHM1XVQ
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Year Placed1968
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, April 15th, 2017 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 426497 N 3373240
Decimal Degrees30.48916667, -99.76586667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 29.35', W 99° 45.952'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 29' 21" N, 99° 45' 57.12" W
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Area Code(s)830, 325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501 Main St, Junction TX 76849, US
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