Marshall in Harrison County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Governor Edward Clark
Raised and led 14th Texas Infantry Regiment in Red River campaigns of Civil War. Wounded in battle of Pleasant Hill, 1865. Was a lawyer and businessman after the war.
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 10144.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1842.
Location. 32° 32.998′ N, 94° 21.911′ W. Marker is in Marshall, Texas, in Harrison County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Grand Avenue (U.S. 80) and Columbus Street. The marker is located on the west side of the main road through the Marshall Cemetery in the northwestern section at the crossroad. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marshall TX 75670, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marshall, C.S.A. (here, next to this marker); Walter Paye Lane John T. Mills (a few steps from this marker); Horace Randal (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Solomon Ruffin Perry (within shouting distance of this marker); Marshall Cemetery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Allen House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marshall.
Also see . . . Clark, Edward (1815–1880).
Edward Clark, governor of Texas, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on April 1, 1815, the son of Elijah Clark, Jr., a brother of John Clark, governor of Georgia from 1819 to 1823. Edward Clark spent his early childhood in Georgia. After the death of his father in the early 1830s, he and his mother moved to Montgomery, Alabama, where he studied law and was admitted to the bar. In 1840 he was married to Lucy Long in Alabama, but his wife died within a few months. By December 1841 Clark had moved to Texas and opened a law practice in Marshall. Source: The Handbook of Texas(Submitted on January 29, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 101 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 29, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.