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Robert Lee in Coke County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Cary Allen Gates

(October 4, 1836 - July 27, 1927)

 
 
Cary Allen Gates Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 13, 2016
1. Cary Allen Gates Marker
Inscription. Born near town of Paint Lick, Kentucky. Came to Collin County, Texas, 1858. Joined Confederate army at McKinney, October, 1861, as private in Army of Tennessee.
     Served in five divisions. Was in Battle of Chickamauga; hurt at Murfreesboro, Tennessee; shot through wrist at Spanish Fort, Alabama. Served till end of war.
     Married twice, he and first wife Mary Jane Sadler had ten children. Moved to Coke County, 1906. Spent rest of life here.
 
Erected 1968 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 741.)
 
Location. 31° 53.849′ N, 100° 28.407′ W. Marker is in Robert Lee, Texas, in Coke County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 158 half a mile east of State Highway 208. Touch for map. Marker is located in Robert Lee Cemetery; the above directions are to the cemetery entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Robert Lee TX 76945, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Locklin Bartholomew Murray (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Davis Pearce (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert Lee Cemetery (about 500 feet away); First Methodist Church of Robert Lee
Cary Allen Gates Grave in Robert Lee Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 13, 2016
2. Cary Allen Gates Grave in Robert Lee Cemetery
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Fence-Cutting War (approx. ¾ mile away); Hayrick Lodge 696, A.F.&A.M. (approx. 0.8 miles away); County Named for Texas Confederate Richard Coke (approx. 0.8 miles away); Coke County Jail (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Robert Lee.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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