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Edna in Jackson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Jackson County, C.S.A.

 
 
Jackson County, C.S.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, July 21, 2018
1. Jackson County, C.S.A. Marker
Inscription.  In 1861, voted for secession 147 to 77. With its beef and cotton, helped supply South. Furnished salt from beds near Cox's Creek; hides and tallow from a plant between Port Lavaca and Texana; lead from Navidad mine (now a "lost mine"). Homefolk molded bullets and sent to fighting men, along with clothes woven, sewed or knitted by the family.

Couriers operated along a line that skirted blockade coast from mouth of Caney Creek to Brownsville. Home guard kept enemy ships off the shores. A Confederate gunboat, chased from Lavaca Bay, sank in the Navidad.
 
Erected 1965 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2703.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
Location. 28° 58.684′ N, 96° 38.818′ W. Marker is in Edna, Texas, in Jackson County. Marker is on West Main Street (Business U.S. 59) east of Ed Linn Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located on the courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 W Main St, Edna TX 77957, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of
Jackson County, C.S.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, July 21, 2018
2. Jackson County, C.S.A. Marker
Jackson County, C.S.A. marker is to the left. Confederates of Jackson County marker is to the right.
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this marker. Confederates of Jackson County (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Jackson County (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Jackson County (within shouting distance of this marker); Macaroni Station (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Famous Lavaca-Navidad Meeting of 1835 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brackenridge Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); La Bauve-Young-Payne Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Mission Nuestra Señora del Espiritu Santo de Zuñiga (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edna.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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