Camp Colorado C.S.A.

Camp Colorado C.S.A. (HM1LZ2)

Location: Coleman, TX 76834 Coleman County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 50.844', W 99° 25.57'

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Surrendered as U.S. outpost beginning Civil War. Became part frontier defense line from Red River to Rio Grande. Headquarters first Texas Mounted Rifles 1861 and Texas Frontier Regiment 1863. Manned by troops and Rangers in state and C.S.A. service to war's end. Valuable duty performed while patrolling and scouting to curb Indian raids and in rounding up draft evaders, deserters. Camp life difficult with constant peril of Indian attack, shortage food, ammunition, supplies and horses. Located 12 miles northeast.

A memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy
HM NumberHM1LZ2
Marker Number657
Year Placed1963
Placed ByThe State of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 19th, 2015 at 2:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 459679 N 3523600
Decimal Degrees31.84740000, -99.42616667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 50.844', W 99° 25.57'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 50' 50.64" N, 99° 25' 34.2" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1601 N Neches St, Coleman TX 76834, US
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