General Patrick R. Cleburne

General Patrick R. Cleburne (HM113E)

Location: Cleburne, TX 76031 Johnson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 20.845', W 97° 23.195'

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City named for Confederate
General Patrick R. Cleburne
1828-1864

Born near Cork, Ireland came to U.S. 1849. Drug clerk in Ohio, became lawyer in Arkansas. Recruited 1st Arkansas Regt. for Confederacy. Elected colonel. Promoted brigadier general March 1862, made major general Dec. 1862. Rapidly earned reputation as a superb combat officer on numerous fields with Army of Tennessee. Eight Texas regiments of Granbury's Brigade were under Cleburne, and in 1864 Atlanta campaign he said, "The piles of the (Union) dead were silent but sufficient eulogy upon Granbury and his noble Texans." On Nov. 30, 1864 Cleburne, a savage fighter, met death six paces from the Federal lines in battle Franklin, Tenn. Became known as "Stonewall Jackson of the West."
Erected by the State of Texas 1964
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HM NumberHM113E
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Marker Number2837
Year Placed1964
Placed ByState of Texas
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 3:44pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 651827 N 3580089
Decimal Degrees32.34741667, -97.38658333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 20.845', W 97° 23.195'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 20' 50.70" N, 97° 23' 11.70" W
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Area Code(s)817, 682
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 E Henderson St, Cleburne TX 76031, US
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