Camp of the Army of the Republic of Texas

Camp of the Army of the Republic of Texas (HM1QON)

Location: Lindale, TX 75771 Smith County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 36.397', W 95° 29.068'

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On Burleson Lake, 3.5 miles west of here was last Cherokee War Camp of the Army of the Republic of Texas

Under Gen. Kelsey H. Douglass, Gen. Thomas J. Rusk, Gen. Edward Burleson, and Col. Willis H. Landrum. Texas Secretary of War Albert Sidney Johnston ordered the army mustered out after its decisive victory in Battle of the Neches against Chief Bowles of the Cherokees and associated tribes on July 16, 1839, in Van Zandt County. From the Burleson Lake Camp, the soldiers departed for their homes on July 25, 1839.
Marker is property of the State of Texas
Marker Number7710
Year Placed1975
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker Condition
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Date Added Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at 9:03am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 266856 N 3610402
Decimal Degrees32.60661667, -95.48446667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 36.397', W 95° 29.068'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 36' 23.82" N, 95° 29' 4.08" W
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Area Code(s)903
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 23135 County Rd 431, Lindale TX 75771, US
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A very beautiful marker, easily accessible, no high grass or trees blocking the view from the road.

May 24, 2016 at 6:39pm PDT by heyjupiter2558

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