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Near Bigfoot in Frio County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

William Carvin Winters

 
 
William Carvin Winters Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, December 11, 2020
1. William Carvin Winters Marker
Inscription.  

Came to Texas in 1834
Wounded at San Jacinto
Born in Tennessee in 1809
Died in 1863
Erected by the State of Texas 1936
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 5823.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1834.
 
Location. 29° 3.753′ N, 98° 53.519′ W. Marker is near Bigfoot, Texas, in Frio County. Marker can be reached from County Highway 2729 north of 1 (Highway 462). The marker is located near the center section of the Longview Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bigfoot TX 78005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Here William Alexander A. Wallace (approx. 1.9 miles away); Moore Family Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away); Stroud's Blacksmith Shop (approx. 5.3 miles away); Last Person Killed by Indians in Medina County
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(approx. 5.4 miles away); American Legion Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Judge Thomas J. Devine (approx. 5.4 miles away); First Baptist Church of Devine (approx. 5.6 miles away); Devine Lodge, No. 590 (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
Regarding William Carvin Winters. He was wounded in the the Texas War of Independence by being shot in the knee during the battle. His walking cane is on display at the San Jacinto Museum.
 
Also see . . .  Williams Carvin Winters (1809 - 1863). The Veterans Biography from the San Jacinto Museum (Submitted on December 17, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
William Carvin Winters Marker and his family's graves image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, December 11, 2020
2. William Carvin Winters Marker and his family's graves
William Carvin Winters Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, December 11, 2020
3. William Carvin Winters Marker - wide view
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 17, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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