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

Houston Wounded

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
1. Houston Wounded Marker
Inscription.

No 19
Houston wounded and
horse killed under
him during battle

 
Erected 1912 by San Jacinto Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas. (Marker Number 19.)
 
Location. 29° 44.841′ N, 95° 4.725′ W. Marker is near La Porte, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on an unnamed Park Road 0.1 miles south of Park Road 1836, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located within the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3523 Independence Parkway, La Porte TX 77571, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mexican Cannon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Santa Anna's Camp (about 500 feet away); Mexican Breastworks (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Mexican Breastworks (about 500 feet away); San Jacinto Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mexican Position (approx. ¼ mile away); Sherman's Advance (approx. 0.3 miles away); Almonte Captured (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
 
More about this marker. In 1912, the San Jacinto Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of
Houston Wounded Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
2. Houston Wounded Marker
Texas placed a series of 20 stone markers to commemorate key points on the battlefield. This marker is number 19 in that series.
 
Also see . . .
1. San Jacinto, Battle of - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on November 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 

2. Houston, Sam - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on November 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Categories. War, Texas Independence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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