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Near Independence in Washington County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Gen. James Willie

 
 
Gen. James Willie Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, October 31, 2021
1. Gen. James Willie Marker
Inscription.  
Born in Georgia
Jan. 5, 1822
Died in Houston, Texas
1863
Attorney General
of Texas, 1856-7
Officer in the
Confederate army

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 8414.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 30° 19.71′ N, 96° 21.678′ W. Marker is near Independence, Texas, in Washington County. Marker is on Coles Road (County Road 60) 0.1 miles west of McCrocklin Road, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in the Old Independence Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brenham TX 77833, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Moses Austin Bryan (a few steps from this marker); Old Independence Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Community Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Columns of a Building of Old Baylor University
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); Dr. Horace G. Clark (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Female Department of Baylor University (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Davis Family (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Baylor Park (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
 
Also see . . .  Willie, James (1823–1863) - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on November 4, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.) 
 
Gen. James Willie Grave Site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, October 31, 2021
2. Gen. James Willie Grave Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 216 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 4, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.

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