Colonel Henry P. Brewster

Colonel Henry P. Brewster (HMTYX)

Location: Alpine, TX 79830 Brewster County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 21.522', W 103° 39.781'

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Texas In the Civil War

— Brwester County —

Side A:
County Named for Texas Confederate
Colonel Henry P. Brewster
1816-1884
South Carolinian came to Texas, 1836 - Attorney General, State of Texas, 1847-49. When South seceded he was instrumental in recruiting post office personnel, gathering property, arms, munitions of war from Texas for the Confederacy. Appointed Adjutant and Inspector General under General Albert S. Johnston. Assigned special duty under General John B. Hood. Buried 60 fathoms deep in the Gulf of Mexico at his request.
A memorial to Texans
who served the Confederacy



Side B:
Texas
In the Civil War
1861 - 1865
Texas made an all-out effort for the Confederacy after a 3 to 1 vote for succession. 90,000 troops, famous for daring and mobility, fought on every battlefront. A 2000 mile frontier and coastline was successfully defended from Union Troops and savage Indians. State and private industry produced war goods. Cotton - life blood of South - traded through Mexico for medicine and military supplies. Texas was storehouse of Western Confederacy. Citizens made sacrifices to produce food and clothing for Texas fighting men.
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HM NumberHMTYX
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Year Placed1963
Placed ByState of Texas
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 12:08am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 628488 N 3359291
Decimal Degrees30.35870000, -103.66301667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 21.522', W 103° 39.781'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 21' 31.32" N, 103° 39' 46.86" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)432
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 203-299 N 6th St, Alpine TX 79830, US
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