(1827 - 1871)Called Mystery Man of the Confederacy. Educated at Virginia Military Institute. At age 18 served as corporal in Mexican War. In 1850's worked with stagecoach and mail lines from Missouri to San Francisco. Helped to start the Pony Express line in 1860. Promoted idea of the railroad that later was the Union Pacific — the first to span the U.S.
|Placed By||Texas State Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 363156 N 3475400|
|Decimal Degrees||31.40515000, -100.43948333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 24.309', W 100° 26.369'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 24' 18.54" N, 100° 26' 22.14" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near S Bryant Blvd Frontage, San Angelo TX 76904, US|
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