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

Almonte Captured

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
1. Almonte Captured Marker
Inscription.  

No 17
Almonte captured
and greatest carnage
of battle occurred.

 
Erected 1912 by San Jacinto Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas. (Marker Number 17.)
 
Location. 29° 44.56′ N, 95° 4.388′ W. Marker is near La Porte, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on Park Road 1836 0.9 miles east of Vista Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located within the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3523 Independence Parkway, La Porte TX 77571, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mexican Surrender (here, next to this marker); Mexican Breastworks (approx. 0.4 miles away); Santa Anna's Camp (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mexican Cannon (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Mexican Breastworks (approx. 0.4 miles away); Houston Wounded (approx. half a mile away); Mexican Position (approx. 0.7 miles away); San Jacinto Monument (approx. 0.7 miles 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 Texas placed a series of 20 stone markers to commemorate key points on the battlefield. This marker is number 17 in that series.
 
Also see . . .
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By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
2. Almonte Captured Marker

1. San Jacinto, Battle of - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on November 27, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 

2. Almonte, Juan Nepomuceno - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on November 27, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Categories. War, Texas Independence
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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