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Robert Lee in Coke County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Henry Davis Pearce

(June 4, 1845 - December 8, 1911)

 
 
Henry Davis Pearce Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2007
1. Henry Davis Pearce Marker
Inscription. Born in Illinois. Came to Texas 1856. Joined Confederate Army in New Orleans, 1861; fought in siege of Vicksburg (1863), in Battle of Mansfield (1864), and at Pleasant Hill, LA., where he was captured. Exchanged at Blair's Landing, he served to end of war. He wrote history of Confederate veterans.

Married Sarah Elizabeth Pride. Had eight children. Pioneered and helped organize Runnels County. He moved to Robert Lee, Coke County, in 1906.
 
Erected 1970 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 12505.)
 
Location. 31° 53.829′ N, 100° 28.456′ W. Marker is in Robert Lee, Texas, in Coke County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 158, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is near the center of Robert Lee Cemetery, off Texas Route 158 on east side of town. Marker is in this post office area: Robert Lee TX 76945, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cary Allen Gates (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Locklin Bartholomew Murray (about 300 feet away); Robert Lee Cemetery (about 400 feet away); First Methodist Church of Robert Lee
Henry Davis Pearce Tombstone Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2007
2. Henry Davis Pearce Tombstone
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Fence-Cutting War (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hayrick Lodge 696, A.F.&A.M. (approx. mile away); County Named for Texas Confederate Richard Coke (approx. mile away); Coke County Jail (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Robert Lee.
 
Also see . . .  Henry Davis Pearce - findagrave.com. (Submitted on July 23, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Pearce Family Plot Photo, Click for full size
By Duane Hall, July 13, 2016
3. Pearce Family Plot
Entrance to Robert Lee Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2007
4. Entrance to Robert Lee Cemetery
 
 
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