Camp Breckenridge

Camp Breckenridge (HMTZ2)

Location: Breckenridge, TX 33755 Stephens County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 45.329', W 98° 54.278'

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— 1861-1865 —

Established near this site 1862. Part Confederate frontier defense line from Red River to Rio Grande. Occupied by company of Texas Frontier Regiment. Posts were day's horseback ride apart and area patrolled regularly. Duties included curbing Indian raids, rounding up draft evaders and renegades. Confederates were poorly fed, clothed and lacked horses, ammunition. They shared few of the glories of the war, but at the cost of the lives of not a few of them, these men gave a measure of protection to a vast frontier area. A memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy.
HM NumberHMTZ2
Year Placed1963
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 8:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 508933 N 3624184
Decimal Degrees32.75548333, -98.90463333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 45.329', W 98° 54.278'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 45' 19.74" N, 98° 54' 16.68" W
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Area Code(s)727
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-298 W Walker St, Breckenridge TX 33755, US
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