The Battle of the Salado

The Battle of the Salado (HM2D92)

Location: San Antonio, TX 78218 Bexar County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 29.282', W 98° 25.073'

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Decisive in Texas history, was fought here, September 18, 1842. Col. Mathew Caldwell and Capt. John C. Hays, commanding a force of Texas volunteers, opposed the Mexican Army under General Adrian Woll that had captured San Antonio, and with the loss of only one man, checked the last Mexican invasion of Texas and thereby prevented the capture of Austin, capital of the Republic of Texas.
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HM NumberHM2D92
Series This marker is part of the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series
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Year Placed1936
Placed ByThe State of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 at 10:04pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 556430 N 3262198
Decimal Degrees29.48803333, -98.41788333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 29.282', W 98° 25.073'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 29' 16.92" N, 98° 25' 4.38" W
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Area Code(s)210
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 999999 Holbrook Rd, San Antonio TX 78218, US
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