Colonel Isham Chisum

Colonel Isham Chisum (HMYZL)

Location: Kaufman, TX 75142 Kaufman County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 35.343', W 96° 18.582'

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One of leading early citizens of Kaufman County. Represented the county in Texas Secession Convention, Jan.-March 1861. Later in 1861, he fought in Confederate cavalry of Col. Tom Green in New Mexico campaign. As Colonel of 2nd Partisan Rangers, Walker's Division, fought at Mansfield and Pleasant Hill (La.), in Red River Campaign to prevent a Federal invasion of Texas in 1864. A cousin of Jesse Chisholm, who pioneered famous Chisholm Cattle Trail, and of cattle baron John Simpson Chisum, Col. Chisum married Charlotte Martin. They have many descendants in Texas.
Year Placed1971
Placed ByState Historical Survey Commitee
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 9:32pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 752514 N 3608924
Decimal Degrees32.58905000, -96.30970000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 35.343', W 96° 18.582'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 35' 20.58" N, 96° 18' 34.92" W
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Area Code(s)972, 214, 903, 469
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 148-198 W Mulberry St, Kaufman TX 75142, US
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