Fort Davis in Jeff Davis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
T/SGT. Manuel S. Gonzales
"Fort Davis' One Man Army"
Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star, Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, European–African Middle Eastern Ribbon with Battle Stars. American Theater Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is September 9, 1943.
Location. 30° 35.326′ N, 103° 53.689′ W. Marker is in Fort Davis, Texas, in Jeff Davis County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street (State Highway 17/118) and Court Avenue, on the right when traveling south on State Street. Marker is on the southwest corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Davis TX 79734, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Fort Davis CSA (here, next to this marker); Jeff Davis County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate President Jefferson Davis (within shouting distance of this Hometown Heroes (within shouting distance of this marker); Hotel Limpia (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jeff Davis County Jail (about 300 feet away); Memorial Square (about 300 feet away); Union Mercantile (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Davis.
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