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

Site Of Spindle Top Hill Confederate Camp

 
 
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By Cajun Scrambler, April 28, 2021
1. Site Of Spindle Top Hill Confederate Camp Marker
Inscription.  
Here from 1862 to 1864, camped Colonel A. W. Spaight's Battalion, 2nd Texas Infantry, Confederate States Army, composed of soldiers from Jefferson, Liberty, and Chambers counties. Their presence here served to prevent invasion of this part of Texas by the Federal Army.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 10571.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 30° 2.034′ N, 94° 3.5′ W. Marker is in Beaumont, Texas, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Spindletop Road near Ohio Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2050 Spindletop Road, Beaumont TX 77701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lucas Gusher (approx. 1.2 miles away); Harry James' Childhood Homesite (approx. 3.3 miles away); Port of Beaumont (approx. 3.7 miles away); Jefferson County Courthouse (approx.
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By Cajun Scrambler, April 28, 2021
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3.7 miles away); Henry Millard (approx. 4 miles away); Beaumont (approx. 4 miles away); Saint Anthony's Cathedral (approx. 4 miles away); Tyrrell Public Library (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaumont.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2021, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 1, 2021, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.

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