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Near Coffeeville in Upshur County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

C.S.A. Camp Talley

 
 
<small>C.S.A. </small> Camp Talley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 25, 2018
1. C.S.A. Camp Talley Marker
Inscription.  Camp of instruction, set up near old Coffeeville soon after Governor's June 8, 1861, proclamation requesting voluntary popular support for troop training. Merchants were to give goods; farmers, food; laborers, their work; camp officers, leadership; trainees received no pay until mustered into the Confederate army.
 
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 11301.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 50.319′ N, 94° 45.345′ 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 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Coffeeville, C. S. A. (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
<small>C.S.A. </small> Camp Talley Marker located in front of the Old Coffeeville Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 25, 2018
2. C.S.A. Camp Talley Marker located in front of the Old Coffeeville Cemetery.
(approx. 5˝ miles away); Iron Bluff Cemetery (approx. 7.4 miles away); Caddo Trace (approx. 12.7 miles away); "The Gilmer Mirror" (approx. 13.3 miles away); 1925 Gilmer Post Office (approx. 13.3 miles away).
 
View from marker looking east on Texas Route 155. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 25, 2018
3. View from marker looking east on Texas Route 155.
 
 
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 100 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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