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

Captain William S. Fisher

 
 
Captain William S. Fisher Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 16, 2018
1. Captain William S. Fisher Marker
Inscription.  
Born in Virginia. Captain of a
company at San Jacinto, 1836 and
in command of the Mier Expedition,
1842. Died in Galveston in 1845.

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 7449.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 29° 17.618′ N, 94° 48.701′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is on Avenue K west of 40th Street, on the right when traveling east. 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. Major John M. Allen (here, next to this marker); George Campbell Childress (here, next to this marker); Thomas Joseph (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Journeay (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. Commander Edward Lea
Captain William S. Fisher Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 16, 2018
2. Captain William S. Fisher Marker
Markers visible in photo from left to right:
Henry Journeay (in distance), George Campbell Childress, Captain William S. Fisher, Major John M. Allen
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(within shouting distance of this marker); James Love (within shouting distance of this marker); John Bankhead Magruder (within shouting distance of this marker); Warren D. C. Hall (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
 
Also see . . .  Fisher, William S. - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on December 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.

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