New Braunfels in Comal County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Texas Germans in the Civil War
Majority sentiment supported the Confederacy. Three companies from Comal with other German troops, were praised for their disciple, high morale, and skill, and pride with which they defended Texas.
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5258.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 29° 41.964′ N, 98° 7.002′ W. Marker is in New Braunfels, Texas, in Comal County. Marker is at the intersection of Comal Avenue and Lindheimer Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Comal Avenue. Located in Lindheimer Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Braunfels TX 78130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Scholl House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of Ferdinand Lindheimer Johann Michael Jahn (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Braunfels Woolen Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Theodore Koester Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); August and Karoline Tolle House (approx. ¼ mile away); The Hofheinz House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kings Highway Camino Real Old San Antonio Road (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Braunfels.
Also see . . . German attitudes toward the Civil War. (Submitted on September 19, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.