Eastland in Eastland County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Camp Salmon / Texas Civil War Frontier Defense
C.S.A. / 1861 — 1865
who served the Confederacy
1861 — 1865
Texas made an all-out effort for the Confederacy after voting over 3 to 1 for secession. 90,000 troops, noted for mobility and heroic daring, fought on every battlefront. An important source of supply and gateway to foreign trade thru Mexico, Texas was the storehouse of the South. Camp Salmon
Erected 1963 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 676.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 32° 24.072′ N, 98° 49.132′ W. Marker is in Eastland, Texas, in Eastland County. Marker is at the intersection of South Lamar Street and West Commerce Street, on the left when traveling south on South Lamar Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 South Lamar Street, Eastland TX 76448, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eastland County World War I Memorial (here, next to this marker); Eastland (within shouting distance of this marker); Eastland County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Banking in Eastland (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bankhead Highway (within shouting distance of this marker); First Christian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early Settlers of Eastland CountyConnellee - Majestic Theatre (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eastland.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.