Throckmorton in Throckmorton County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Camp Cooper, C.S.A.
A memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy
Erected 1963 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 658.)
Location. 33° 10.729′ N, 99° 10.656′ W. Marker is in Throckmorton, Texas, in Throckmorton County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Minter Avenue (U.S. 283) and W. Chesnut Street (U.S. 380), on the left when traveling north on N. Minter Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located at the southeast corner of the grounds of the county courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Throckmorton TX 76483, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Throckmorton County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Throckmorton County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Western Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Throckmorton County Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Throckmorton County (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Great Western Trail (approx. 2.7 miles away); Bush Knob Massacre (approx. 6 miles away); Site of the Principal Village of the Comanche Indian Reserve (approx. 11Ĺ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Throckmorton.
Also see . . .
1. Camp Cooper. From the Texas State Historical Associationís “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on March 27, 2016.)
2. Camp Cooper, Ft. Belknap and the Indian Reservations. From the Texas State Historical Associationís “Texas Almanac”. (Submitted on March 27, 2016.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 287 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 27, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.