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Edna in Jackson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Confederates of Jackson County

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, July 21, 2018
1. Confederates of Jackson County Marker
Inscription.  From 1860 population of 2,612 came more than 100 Civil War soldiers, one an infantryman on a crutch: M.K. Simons, a Mexican War amputee, Brigade Quartermaster, 2nd Texas Infantry, C.S.A.

Officers included Capt. C.L. Owen, veteran of the Texas Revolution and Mexican War, killed at Shiloh in 1862.

Composed chiefly of Jackson County men were Co. D, 1st Texas Cavalry; Co. K, 2nd Texas Infantry; and Co. M, 27th Texas Cavalry (Whitfield's Legion). Jackson men were also in other units, including Confederate Marines and Terry's Texas Rangers, and saw much of war's greatest action.
 
Erected 1965 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1033.)
 
Location. 28° 58.683′ N, 96° 38.821′ W. Marker is in Edna, Texas, in Jackson County. Marker is on West Main Street (Business U.S. 59) east of Ed Linn Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located on the courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 W Main St, Edna TX 77957, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jackson County, C.S.A. (here, next to
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By Brian Anderson, July 21, 2018
2. Confederates of Jackson County Marker
Jackson County, C.S.A. marker is to the left. Confederates of Jackson County marker is to the right.
this marker); a different marker also named Jackson County (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Jackson County (within shouting distance of this marker); Macaroni Station (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Famous Lavaca-Navidad Meeting of 1835 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brackenridge Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); La Bauve-Young-Payne Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Mission Nuestra Señora del Espiritu Santo de Zuñiga (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edna.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 57 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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