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

Major George Morse Collinsworth

 
 
Major George Morse Collinsworth Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 11, 2020
1. Major George Morse Collinsworth Marker
Inscription.  

Commander of the Texans at the capture of Goliad, October 9, 1835 • Born in Mississippi • Died April 18, 1866
Erected by the State of Texas 1936
 
Erected 1936 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 3192.)
 
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. 28° 42.027′ N, 95° 57.279′ W. Marker is in Matagorda, Texas, in Matagorda County. Marker is on South Gulf Road 0.1 miles east of Matagorda Cemetery Road, on the left when traveling east. The marker is located in the southeast corner of the Matagorda Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Matagorda TX 77457, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sinclair David Gervais (here, next to this marker); Dr. Albert Moses Levy (here, next to this marker); Seth Ingram (here, next to this marker); Ira Ingram (here, next to this marker); Richard Royster Royall
Major George Morse Collinsworth Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 11, 2020
2. Major George Morse Collinsworth Marker
The marker is seen here in the foreground.
(a few steps from this marker); S. Rhoads Fisher (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Albert Clinton Horton (about 300 feet away); Matagorda Cemetery (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Matagorda.
 
Also see . . .
1. Major George Morse Collinsworth. TSHA Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on October 26, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 

2. Battle of Goliad. Wikipedia (Submitted on October 26, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
The Major George Morse Collinsworth Marker is on the left in this group of four markers image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 11, 2020
3. The Major George Morse Collinsworth Marker is on the left in this group of four markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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