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Galveston in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

General Sidney Sherman

 
 
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By Jim Evans, November 24, 2011
1. General Sidney Sherman Marker
Inscription. Born in Massachusetts July 26. 1805. Came to Texas February 1836 as captain of a company of volunteers he had recruited in Kentucky and Ohio. Commanded the second regiment of volunteers at San Jacinto. First to sound the immortal war cry opening the battle - Remember the Alamo, Remember Goliad. Member of the Congress of the Republic 1842, 1843, 1846. Commandant Port of Galveston CSA 1861, 1862. Father of the railroads in Texas, having built the first one west of the Sabine River. Died in Galveston, Texas on the first day of August 1873.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 7183.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 29° 18.29′ N, 94° 46.433′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and 7th Street, in the median on Broadway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Galveston TX 77550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carmelo "Charles" Bertolino (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Mary's Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sacred Heart Church
General Sidney Sherman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, November 24, 2011
2. General Sidney Sherman Marker
(approx. half a mile away); The Rt. Rev. Monsignor Marius Etienne Chataignon (approx. half a mile away); Frederich-Erhard House (approx. half a mile away); The Bishop's Palace (approx. half a mile away); George Fox House (approx. half a mile away); Galveston Medical College (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Galveston.
 
Also see . . .
1. Sidney Sherman in The Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on November 30, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
2. Sidney Sherman in Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 30, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsWar, Texas IndependenceWar, US Civil
 
General Sidney Sherman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, November 24, 2011
3. General Sidney Sherman Marker
General Sidney Sherman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, November 24, 2011
4. General Sidney Sherman Marker
 
 
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