Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Texas in the Civil War

Fromthe State of Texas website.

** State cemetery in Austin with the ornate grave of General Albert Johnston

** Palmetto Ranch Battlefield, site of the last Civil War land battle.

** Comfort, Texas-- Treue der Union Monument-- oldest Texas Civil War monument. Burial site of Unionists killed at the Battle of the Nueces.

** Galveston-- Civil War monument commemorating the battle of Galveston and Juneteenth.

** Liendo Plantation in Hempstead was a wartime recruitment center and POW camp.

** Sabine Pass Battlefield state Historic Site, 15 miles south of Port Arthur.

** Sam Bell Maxey House in Paris. Home of the Confederate general, later US Senator.

And You didn't Think There Were Any Civil War Sites in Texas. --Old B-R'er

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