Site of Camp Hudson

Site of Camp Hudson (HM1I53)

Location: Comstock, TX 78837 Val Verde County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 57.511', W 101° 8.794'

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Established by the United States Army, June 7, 1857, as a means of protecting the road from San Antonio to El Paso against hostile Indians. Named in honor of 2nd Lieutenant Walter W. Hudson who died April 19, 1850, of wounds received in action with Indians in Texas. Evacuated by Federal troops March 17, 1861 but reoccupied after the Civil War. Abandoned in April 1868.
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HM NumberHM1I53
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Marker Number4744
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 at 9:02am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 292858 N 3316126
Decimal Degrees29.95851667, -101.14656667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 57.511', W 101° 8.794'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 57' 30.66" N, 101° 8' 47.64" W
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Area Code(s)432
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19624 TX-163, Comstock TX 78837, US
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