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Central East Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Captain Andrew Briscoe

 
 
Captain Andrew Briscoe Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, August 26, 2007
1. Captain Andrew Briscoe Marker
Inscription.  

Born in Mississippi November 25, 1810. Came to Texas in 1833. A volunteer in the Army at Anahuac, 1835. Commanded a company at the Capture of San Antonio, 1835. Signed the Texas Declaration of Independence. Commanded a company at San Jacinto. First Chief Justice of Harrisburg Municipality, 1836. Died in New Orleans October 4, 1849
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 14871.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 4, 1882.
 
Location. 30° 15.913′ N, 97° 43.643′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. It is in Central East Austin. Marker can be reached from Navasota Street north of East 7th Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located in the Texas State Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Austin TX 78701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Daniel Shipman (here, next to this marker); Capt. and Mrs. Chauncey Johnson
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(here, next to this marker); James G. Wilkinson (here, next to this marker); Dr. Thomas Jefferson Gazley (a few steps from this marker); Major William G. Cooke (a few steps from this marker); Z.N. Morrell (a few steps from this marker); James Allison York (a few steps from this marker); Dr. George Moffit Patrick (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Captain Andrew Briscoe Marker, left of center image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Heinich, October 3, 2014
2. Captain Andrew Briscoe Marker, left of center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 20, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,273 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 20, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2. submitted on October 3, 2014, by Michael Heinich of Austin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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