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Near San Marical in Socorro County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

In Memory of Texas Mounted Volunteers

 
 
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By William F Haenn, September 4, 2020
1. In Memory of Texas Mounted Volunteers Marker
Inscription.  

1861 – 1865
In memory of Texas Mounted Volunteers
Sibley’s Brigade C.S.A.
J.S. Sutton
Lieut. Col. 7th Regt
S.A. Lockridge
Major 5th Regt
M. Heuvel
Capt. 4th Regt
And all unknown soldiers killed in
the Battle of Val Verde Feb 21, 1862
Erected by Texas Division
United Daughters of the Confederacy
June 1, 1936
 
Erected 1936 by Texas Division United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 33° 43.502′ N, 107° 0.146′ W. Marker is near San Marical, New Mexico, in Socorro County. Memorial is at the intersection of Old U.S. Hwy 85 (New Mexico Route 1) and New Mexico Route 178, on the right when traveling north on Old U.S. Hwy 85. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Antonio NM 87832, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Craig (approx. 6.6 miles away); Fort Craig Rest Area
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By William F Haenn, September 4, 2020
2. In Memory of Texas Mounted Volunteers Marker site
(approx. 10.6 miles away); Paraje De Fra Cristobal (approx. 10.6 miles away); a different marker also named Paraje De Fra Cristobal (approx. 10.6 miles away); Espejo's Expedition (approx. 10.6 miles away); Women of the Camino Real (approx. 10.6 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Craig (approx. 10.6 miles away); Vásquez de Coronado’s Route (approx. 10.6 miles away).
 
Regarding In Memory of Texas Mounted Volunteers. The Battle of Valverde took place on a bend of the Rio Grande about four miles east of this marker. The Confederate officers killed in action were Lieutenant Colonel John Sutton in command of the 7th Regiment Texas Mounted Volunteers; Major Samuel Lockridge, 5th Regiment Texas Mounted Volunteers; and Captain Marinus van den Heuvel, commanding Company G, 4th Regiment Texas Mounted Volunteers.
 
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By William F Haenn, September 4, 2020
3. In Memory of Texas Mounted Volunteers Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2020, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. This page has been viewed 70 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 4, 2020, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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