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

W. B. Anglin

 
 
W. B. Anglin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 11, 2015
1. W. B. Anglin Marker
Inscription. A member, Company B, Frontier Battalion of Texas Rangers. Killed near here while trailing Comanche Indian raiding party on July 1, 1879. He was buried on the spot where he fell.

A native of Virginia, member of one of its first families, he joined rangers in 1875 at about age 25. Anglin was last man to be killed by Indians in central west Texas. He was known for his bravery, kindness, good humor and unceasing devotion to duty.
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5664.)
 
Location. 32° 0.748′ N, 102° 5.205′ W. Marker is in Midland, Texas, in Midland County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North A Street and Lawson Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is just inside, and to the right of, the gate to Fairview Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Midland TX 79705, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fairview Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Midland's First House (approx. 0.7 miles away); First Christian Church of Midland (approx. 0.8 miles away); George W. Bush Childhood Home
W. B. Anglin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 11, 2015
2. W. B. Anglin Marker
(approx. one mile away); Midland National Bank (approx. one mile away); The Yucca Theatre (approx. 1.1 miles away); Site of “The Staked Plains” (approx. 1.2 miles away); First Baptist Church of Midland (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Midland.
 
Categories. Wars, US Indian
 
W. B. Anglin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 11, 2015
3. W. B. Anglin Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 110 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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