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

Louis Trezevant Wigfall

April 21, 1816 - February 18, 1874

 
 
Louis Trezevant Wigfall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 16, 2018
1. Louis Trezevant Wigfall Marker
Inscription.  
Native South Carolinian, Sergeant in Seminole War, lawyer, member Texas Legislature, an ardent secessionist as United States Senator from 1859 to 1861, visited Fort Sumter with surrender demand as aide to General Beauregard, member Confederate States Provisional Congress, Colonel of 1st Texas Confederate Infantry, Brigadier-General in Confederate Army, member Confederate States Senate.

Erected by the State of Texas, 1963

 
Erected 1963 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 11593.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 29° 17.59′ N, 94° 48.694′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Avenue K and 40th Street. Marker is located in Galveston's Trinity Episcopal Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4002 Avenue K, Galveston TX 77550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel May Williams (here, next to this marker); Thomas Joseph (within shouting distance of
The view of the Louis Trezevant Wigfall Marker in the cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 14, 2021
2. The view of the Louis Trezevant Wigfall Marker in the cemetery
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this marker); Nahor Biggs Yard (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. Commander Edward Lea (within shouting distance of this marker); Lent Munson Hitchcock (within shouting distance of this marker); George Campbell Childress (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain William S. Fisher (within shouting distance of this marker); Major John M. Allen (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
 
Also see . . .  Wigfall, Louis Trezevant - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on December 17, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 17, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.   2. submitted on August 15, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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Jun. 28, 2022