Robert Lee in Coke County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Cary Allen Gates
(October 4, 1836 - July 27, 1927)
Served in five divisions. Was in Battle of Chickamauga; hurt at Murfreesboro, Tennessee; shot through wrist at Spanish Fort, Alabama. Served till end of war.
Married twice, he and first wife Mary Jane Sadler had ten children. Moved to Coke County, 1906. Spent rest of life here.
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 741.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is October 4, 1836.
Location. 31° 53.849′ N, 100° 28.407′ W. Marker is in Robert Lee, Texas, in Coke County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 158, half a mile east of State Highway 208. Marker is located in Robert Lee Cemetery; the above directions are to the cemetery entrance. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Robert Lee TX 76945, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Locklin Bartholomew Murray (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Davis Pearce (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert Lee Cemetery (about 500 feet away); First Methodist Church of Robert Lee (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fence-Cutting War (approx. ¾ mile away); Hayrick Lodge 696, A.F.&A.M. (approx. 0.8 miles away); County Named for Texas Confederate Richard Coke (approx. 0.8 miles away); Coke County Jail (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Robert Lee.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 324 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.