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

Exploring The Boundaries

Palmito Ranch Battlefield National Historic Landmark

 

— The Last Land Battle of the American Civil War—May 12 - 13, 1865 —

 
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By TeamOHE, May 8, 2020
1. Exploring The Boundaries Marker
Inscription.  You are currently standing north of the core battlefield area. To listen to the historical narrative of the battle and learn more about ongoing preservation efforts of the cultural and natural resources located in this National Historic Landmark, tune to Channel 1610 AM.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 25° 57.693′ N, 97° 18.09′ W. Marker is in Brownsville, Texas, in Cameron County. Marker is on Boca Chica Boulevard (State Highway 4) 0.2 miles from Palmito Hill Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brownsville TX 78521, 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. Palmito Ranch Battlefield: Last Clash of the Blue and the Gray (here, next to this marker); Battle of Palmito Ranch (here, next to this marker); Last Battle of the Civil War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Divided Loyalties: Hispanics in the Civil War (approx. 0.2 miles away); The High Price of Cotton (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named
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By TeamOHE, May 8, 2020
2. Exploring The Boundaries Marker
The Battle of Palmito Ranch (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Camp Belknap (approx. 4.4 miles away); Port of Brownsville (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brownsville.
 
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By TeamOHE, May 8, 2020
3. Exploring The Boundaries Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 13, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 13, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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