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

Sam Bell Maxey

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1. Sam Bell Maxey Marker
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Sam Bell Maxey
Native Kentuckian, West Point graduate, brevetted for gallantry in Mexican War, District Attorney from Lamar County, Major General C. S. A. in Tennessee and Mississippi campaigns, commander of Indian Territory 1863-1865 organizing three brigades of Indians which participated in Red River Campaign, Cavalry division commander, U. S. Senator 1875-1887. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Paris.

A Memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy.

Erected 1963 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 8209.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative AmericansWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil.
Location. 33° 39.242′ N, 95° 33.28′ W. Marker is in Paris, Texas, in Lamar County. Marker is on South Church Street near East Washington Street, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 812 South Church Street, Paris TX 75460, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lightfoot - Coleman House (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Judge Wm. Henry Lightfoot House (within shouting distance of this marker); Church of the Holy Cross, Episcopal (approx. ¼ mile away); Paris Cotton Compress (approx. ¼ mile away); Central Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Baptist Church of Paris (approx. 0.4 miles away); Robert Cooke Buckner (approx. 0.4 miles away); Paris Fire Department (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 259 times since then and 44 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 4, 2019.
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