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San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Col. Edward Miles

(Feb. 8, 1816 - Apr. 1, 1889)

 

— Noted Texas Soldier —

 
Col. Edward Miles Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, December 24, 2020
1. Col. Edward Miles Marker
Inscription.  
Came to Texas 1829. Served in Battles of Anahuac and San Jacinto in Texas War for Independence and the Indian, Mexican and Civil Wars. Born Natchez, Miss., Married Mary Ann Sawyer 1850. Prominent in Civic and Public Affairs.
Recorded - 1964
 
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3371.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, Texas IndependenceWar, US CivilWars, US Indian.
 
Location. 29° 24.988′ N, 98° 27.899′ W. Marker is in San Antonio, Texas, in Bexar County. Marker can be reached from South Palmetto Avenue south of Wyoming Street, on the left when traveling south. The marker is located in the Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery in the northwest section by the cemetery road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Antonio TX 78203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Adina Emilia de Zavala (within shouting distance of this marker); The Historic African American Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hamilton P. Bee
Col. Edward Miles Marker and the Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, December 24, 2020
2. Col. Edward Miles Marker and the Cemetery
(approx. ¼ mile away); John Salmon "Rip" Ford (approx. ¼ mile away); D.A. (Jack) Harris (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Powder Mill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Lang Sinclair (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Antonio.
 
Also see . . .  Edward Miles (1816–1889). After his father's death in 1833 he went back to Natchez for a time, but at the outbreak of the Texas Revolution he returned to Texas; he served in the battle of San Jacinto under Capt. William Wood. He continued in the army and on September 10, 1836, was transferred to the company of Capt. Thomas Pratt. Source: The Handbook of Texas (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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