Near Coffeeville in Upshur County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Old Coffeeville, C. S. A.
During Civil War, lived up to its name, selling coffee when other towns had none.
Had a Confederate camp of instruction, one of three in Upshur County, established in response to June 8, 1861, call of Governor Edward Clark for such camps to be set up at expense of local citizens. Trained infantry and cavalry.
Erected 1965 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 11303.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 8, 1861.
Location. 32° 50.319′ N, 94° 45.343′ W. Marker is near Coffeeville, Texas, in Upshur County. Marker is on Texas Route 155 east of Verbena Road, on the right when traveling west. Located in front of the Old Coffeeville Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ore City TX 75683, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured C.S.A. Camp Talley (here, next to this marker); Tarver's Ferry (approx. 2.3 miles away); Riley Cemetery (approx. 5 miles away); Site of Old Spearman's Ferry (approx. 5˝ miles away); In Appreciation (approx. 6.1 miles away); Old Hughes Furnace (approx. 6.1 miles away); Iron Bluff Cemetery (approx. 7.4 miles away); Meshack Roberts (approx. 12.7 miles away).
Regarding Old Coffeeville, C. S. A.. Oldest cemetery in Upshur county, established before 1843, when Texas was a Republic.
Additional keywords. Old Coffeeville, C. S. A.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.