Colonel Lewis Given Harman

Colonel Lewis Given Harman (HMVDP)

Location: Marathon, TX 79842 Brewster County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 12.445', W 103° 11.941'

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Typical of those who served the South and then moved into new counties of Western Texas. Surveyor, Indian agent, soldier, legislator, Justice of the Peace.

Born in Tennessee. Moved to Texas 1838. Fought in Mexican War. Though 43 when Civil War began, immediately joined 11th Texas Cavalry, in swift 1861 campaign to place Confederate forts in Indian Territory. Was Post Commander, Fort Arbuckle, I.T., June to August 1861.

Civic leader in Marathon after its founding in 1882. Had town's first Masonic funeral.
Year Placed1964
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committe
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 7:59am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 673352 N 3343140
Decimal Degrees30.20741667, -103.19901667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 12.445', W 103° 11.941'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 12' 26.70" N, 103° 11' 56.46" W
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Area Code(s)432
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30-38 Unnamed Road, Marathon TX 79842, US
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