Near Newcastle in Young County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
In Memory of Proffitt, Carlton, and Johnson
Patrick Euell Proffitt,
Rice Carlton & Rueben Johnson,
Three 19 year old boys killed
In one of the Elm Creek
Indian raids, July 17, 1867
Erected 1964. (Marker Number 730.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is July 17, 1867.
Location. 33° 10.969′ N, 98° 51.42′ W. Marker is near Newcastle, Texas, in Young County. Marker is on U.S. 380 0.4 miles east of Proffitt Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newcastle TX 76372, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Raid on Elm Creek, C.S.A. (here, next to this marker); Proffitt Cemetery Veterans (approx. half a mile away); Common Grave (approx. half a mile away); Proffitt Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Joseph Alfred Woolfolk (approx. 5.2 miles away); Fort Belknap (approx. 6.7 miles away); Military Road (Fort Belknap - Fort Phantom Hill)Tonkawa Scouts, C.S.A. (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newcastle.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 293 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 29, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.