Early Settlers of Burleson County in the Texas War for Independence

Early Settlers of Burleson County in the Texas War for Independence (HM1ETD)

Location: Caldwell, TX 77836 Burleson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 31.932', W 96° 41.608'

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When Mexican Dictator Santa Anna revoked national rights, 30 or more men from this sparsely settled area left to resist his armies in Grass Fight (Nov. 26, 1835), Siege of Bexar (Dec. 5-9) and other actions. While able men were absent, the foe came within 40 miles of here, pillaging the country. Civilians fled over the swollen Brazos, toward safety in the United States. Their men on April 21, 1836, helped win Battle of San Jacinto and Independence. Some were in Regular Infantry Company A; Companies C, F, and H, 1st Regiment, and 4th Company, 2nd Regiment, Texas Volunteers.
Marker Number7569
Year Placed1973
Placed ByState Historical Survey Comittee
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 9:42pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 721292 N 3380023
Decimal Degrees30.53220000, -96.69346667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 31.932', W 96° 41.608'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 31' 55.92" N, 96° 41' 36.48" W
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Area Code(s)979
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 W Fox St, Caldwell TX 77836, US
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