Near Bigfoot in Frio County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
William Carvin Winters
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 Sites • War, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
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 7 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); Judge Thomas J. Devine First Baptist Church of Devine (approx. 5.6 miles away); Devine Lodge, No. 590 (approx. 5.9 miles away); Devine Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 6.3 miles away); Moore Cemetery (approx. 6½ 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.)
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 28 times since then and 2 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.