Colonel William C. Young

Colonel William C. Young (HM1REM)

Location: Newcastle, TX 76372 Young County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 9.038', W 98° 44.452'

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1812 - 1862

County Named for Texas Confederate
Colonel William C. Young
1812 - 1862

Tennessee lawyer, U.S. Marshal, Frontier Texas Ranger, Annexation Convention member 1845, Colonel Mexican War. During Civil War raised and commanded 11th Texas Cavalry. Secured safety northern Texas through capture of Forts Cobb, Washita and Arbuckle and negotiations with Comanches, Kiowas and Chickasaws. Fought Battle Chustenalah. Murdered in Red River cane brakes by renegades for testimony in Gainseville hanging.

A memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy
Marker Number1085
Year Placed1963
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 524165 N 3668016
Decimal Degrees33.15063333, -98.74086667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 9.038', W 98° 44.452'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 9' 2.28" N, 98° 44' 27.12" W
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Area Code(s)940
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 207 Belknap Cir, Newcastle TX 76372, US
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