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Near Brady in McCulloch County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Site of Camp San Saba

 
 
Site of Camp San Saba Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 12, 2015
1. Site of Camp San Saba Marker
Inscription. Here was stationed, 1862-1864, Captain W.G. O’Brien’s company of mounted volunteers, a unit of the Frontier Regiment organized to protect the frontier against Indians. The regiment in 1864 became the Forty-Sixth Texas Cavalry in the Confederate Army.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 4747.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 30° 59.799′ N, 99° 15.505′ W. Marker is near Brady, Texas, in McCulloch County. Marker is on Wood Street east of Farm to Market Road 1955, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brady TX 76825, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peter's Prairie School (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Early History of Camp San Saba. From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, March, 1933 (Submitted on November 26, 2015.) 
 
Categories. War, US CivilWars, US Indian
 
View to Northwest from Wood Street image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 12, 2015
2. View to Northwest from Wood Street
View to Southeast from Farm-to-Market Road 1955 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 12, 2015
3. View to Southeast from Farm-to-Market Road 1955
Marker is in the far center of this empty field next to Wood Street
San Saba River near Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 12, 2015
4. San Saba River near Marker
This crossing of the San Saba River is next to US 87
and 0.8 miles northwest of the marker location
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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