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Perryton in Ochiltree County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Colonel William B. Ochiltree

County named for Confederate Officer

 

1811 - 1867

 
Colonel William B. Ochiltree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
1. Colonel William B. Ochiltree Marker
Inscription. Secretary treasury and last attorney general Republic of Texas. Secession Convention delegate 1861. Influential member Provisional Congress which drafted Confederate Constitution, mobilized manpower, set up financial structure, elected political leaders. Resigned to raise 18th Texas Infantry. Led troops to Arkansas in 1862 when regiment called in campaign to repel Union forces from state.

A memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy
 
Erected 1963 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 967.)
 
Location. 36° 23.692′ N, 100° 48.148′ W. Marker is in Perryton, Texas, in Ochiltree County. Marker is on South Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 511 South Main Street, Perryton TX 79070, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Morgan Perry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Plainview Hardware Company Building (approx. mile away); Old Blasingame Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ochiltree County (approx. 1.1 miles away); Gray Community Church
Colonel William B. Ochiltree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
2. Colonel William B. Ochiltree Marker
at the Ochiltree County Courthouse
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Ochiltree Townsite (approx. 7.9 miles away); Ochiltree Cemetery (approx. 8 miles away); Sheriff James Sidney Talley (approx. 8.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perryton.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 96 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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