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Near Brady in McCulloch County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

In This Vicinity

 
 
In This Vicinity Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 11, 2018
1. In This Vicinity Marker
Inscription. On November 21, 1831, James Bowie, Rezin P. Bowie, David Buchanan, Cephas D. Hamm, Matthew Doyle, Jesse Wallace, Thomas McCaslin, Robert Armstrong, James Coryell with two servants, Charles and Gonzales, held at bay for a day and night, 164 Caddos and Lipans. After 80 warriors had been killed, the Indians withdrew.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 4815.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 30° 57.869′ N, 99° 28.522′ W. Marker is near Brady, Texas, in McCulloch County. Marker is on Farm to Market Road 1311 0.4 miles south of County Road 104, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brady TX 76825, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pegleg Crossing on the San Saba (approx. 9.8 miles away); Peter's Prairie School (approx. 12.4 miles away); McCulloch County Jail (approx. 14.4 miles away); McCulloch County (approx. 14.4 miles away); McCulloch County Courthouse
In This Vicinity Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 11, 2018
2. In This Vicinity Marker
(approx. 14.4 miles away); General Ben McCulloch, C.S.A. (approx. 14.4 miles away); Union Passenger Depot (approx. 14.7 miles away).
 
Regarding In This Vicinity. This is also known as the Battle of Calf Creek.
 
Also see . . .  The Other Bowie's Epic Battle. From True West magazine, a detailed story on this episode of Jim Bowie's life. (Submitted on April 13, 2018.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
View to South Along Farm-to-Market Road 1311 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 11, 2018
3. View to South Along Farm-to-Market Road 1311
Marker is on left (east) side of road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2018, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 13, 2018, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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