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Edwin Fairfax Gray

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, September 3, 2018
1. Edwin Fairfax Gray Marker
Inscription.
Midshipman in the
Texas Navy, 1841
Lieutenant in the
U. S. Navy, 1857
Lieutenant Colonel
4th Texas Infantry
C. S. A., 1862-65
Born in
Fredericksburg,
Virginia
March 15, 1829
Died Aug. 19, 1884

 
Erected 1936 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 10671.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 29° 45.883′ N, 95° 23.218′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker can be reached from Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Edwin Gray is buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Section E-2, Lot 133. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2525 Washington Avenue, Houston TX 77007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Archibald Wynns (a few steps from this marker); Charlotte Marie Baldwin Allen (a few steps from this marker); Gustav August Forsgard (within shouting distance of this marker); Irvin Capers Lord (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel B.F. Terry (about 400 feet
Edwin Fairfax Gray Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, September 3, 2018
2. Edwin Fairfax Gray Marker
away, measured in a direct line); Washington Cemetery (about 400 feet away); James S. and Alfred T. Lucas (about 500 feet away); The Rev. William M. Tryon (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
Also see . . .  Gray, Edwin Fairfax - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on September 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
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