John Bankhead Magruder

John Bankhead Magruder (HMXSB)

Location: Galveston, TX 77550 Galveston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 17.622', W 94° 48.676'

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(August 15, 1810 - February 19, 1871)

Virginia native John Bankhead Magruder graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1830. For meritorious service in the Mexican War (1846-48) Magruder was promoted to lieutenant colonel. He later resigned from the U.S. Army to join the Confederacy in 1861. As commander of the Texas District he overcame a Federal blockade and regained control of Galveston and the Texas Gulf Coast. After the Civil War he fled to Mexico and served in Maximillian's army.
Marker Number7525
Year Placed1994
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 6:21pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 324068 N 3241886
Decimal Degrees29.29370000, -94.81126667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 17.622', W 94° 48.676'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 17' 37.32" N, 94° 48' 40.56" W
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Area Code(s)409, 281
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1101-1199 40th St, Galveston TX 77550, US
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