C.S.A.Site 16 miles southwest on Rio Grande on old military and stage road from San Antonio to El Paso. When U.S. posts were surrendered at outbreak of civil war, designated part confederate far western frontier defense line. Occupied by unit of Texas mounted rifles. On supply and communication line for troops to and from 1861-1862 Arizona-New Mexico campaign designed to make the Confederacy an ocean to ocean nation. Occupied briefly by Union troops from California, August 1862.
|Placed By||State of Texas|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 6:21am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||13R E 465934 N 3449537|
|Decimal Degrees||31.17938333, -105.35750000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 10.763', W 105° 21.45'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 10' 45.78" N, 105° 21' 27.00" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 19284-19308 Brown St, Sierra Blanca TX 79851, US|
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