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Near La Porte in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Texas Army Attacked in Four Divisions

 
 
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By Jim Evans, March 8, 2012
1. The Texas Army Attacked in Four Divisions Marker
Inscription. The Texas Army attacked in four divisions; the Cavalry on the right, commanded by Mirabeau B. Lamar; next, the Infantry under Lieutenant Colonel Henry Millard; the “Twin Sisters” cannon under Colonel Edward Burleson; the 2nd Regiment, the left wing, under Colonel Sidney Sherman.
 
Erected 1936 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 10768.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 29° 42.906′ N, 95° 5.387′ W. Marker is near La Porte, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on Independence Parkway 0.8 miles north of Pasadena Freeway (State Highway 225), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 739 Independence Parkway, La Porte TX 77571, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of San Jacinto (here, next to this marker); Mexican Cavalry, Battle of San Jacinto (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Battle of San Jacinto, 1836 (approx. 1.2 miles away); Will You Come to the Bower, Battle of San Jacinto (approx. 1.2
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By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
2. The Texas Army Attacked in Four Divisions Marker
miles away); Site of the Home of Dr. George Moffit Patrick (approx. 1.4 miles away); Within A Few Minutes, Battle of San Jacinto Site (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mexican Surrender (approx. 2.1 miles away); Almonte Captured (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of San Jacinto. The Handbook of Texas Online, Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on March 14, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, Texas Independence
 
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By Jim Evans, March 8, 2012
3. The Texas Army Attacked in Four Divisions Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 13, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 697 times since then and 73 times this year. Last updated on November 4, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. Photos:   1. submitted on March 13, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.   2. submitted on November 4, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.   3. submitted on March 13, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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