Paris in Lamar County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Apr. 21, 1898 - Aug. 13, 1898
Killed: 392 Wounded: 1,645
Erected 2016 by Henry Gene Ray.
Location. 33° 38.37′ N, 95° 31.41′ W. Marker is in Paris, Texas, in Lamar County. Memorial can be reached from South Collegiate Drive north of Jefferson Road (County Road 1507), on the right when traveling north. Located at the Red River Valley Veterans Memorial. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2025 South Collegiate Drive, 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 American Civil War (here, next to this marker); Texas Revolution (here, next to this marker); World War I (a few steps from this marker); World War II Pacific Theater (a few steps from this marker); World War II European Theater (a few steps from this marker); Korean War (a few steps from this marker); Global War on Terror (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
More about this marker. Photos on marker include: Top - Lt. Col. Wesley Merritt; African American Soldiers Camp Wikoff, New York; Battle of Las Guasimas. Bottom - Teddy Roosevelt & the Rough Riders.
Categories. • War, Spanish-American •
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 5, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.