Jackson County, C.S.A.

Jackson County, C.S.A. (HM29OO)

Location: Edna, TX 77957 Jackson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 28° 58.684', W 96° 38.818'

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In 1861, voted for secession 147 to 77. With its beef and cotton, helped supply South. Furnished salt from beds near Cox's Creek; hides and tallow from a plant between Port Lavaca and Texana; lead from Navidad mine (now a "lost mine"). Homefolk molded bullets and sent to fighting men, along with clothes woven, sewed or knitted by the family.

Couriers operated along a line that skirted blockade coast from mouth of Caney Creek to Brownsville. Home guard kept enemy ships off the shores. A Confederate gunboat, chased from Lavaca Bay, sank in the Navidad.
HM NumberHM29OO
Year Placed1965
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 23rd, 2018 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 729268 N 3207837
Decimal Degrees28.97806667, -96.64696667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 58.684', W 96° 38.818'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 58' 41.04" N, 96° 38' 49.08" W
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Area Code(s)361, 512
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 113 TX-521 Loop, Edna TX 77957, US
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