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Caldwell in Burleson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Burleson County, C.S.A.

 
 
Burleson County, C.S.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, October 28, 2018
1. Burleson County, C.S.A. Marker
Inscription.  On Feb. 23, 1861, citizens voted for secession, 422 to 84. On March 1, the "Burleson Guards" organized and offered its services to the state. Most "Guards" were mustered into Co.G, 2nd Texas Infantry Regt., and others served in Walker's Texas Division, Waul's Legion, Terry's Rangers, and Hood's Brigade.

On the home front, the 3rd Regt., 18th Brigade, Texas State Troops, was organized to protect local citizens, and the County Commissioners Court provided funds to supply food and other necessities to the families of soldiers fighting in the war.
 
Erected 1973 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 7555.)
 
Location. 30° 31.933′ N, 96° 41.6′ W. Marker is in Caldwell, Texas, in Burleson County. Marker is on West Fox Street east of South Echols 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: 100 West Buck Street, Caldwell TX 77836, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Settlers of Burleson County in the Texas War for Independence
Burleson County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, October 28, 2018
2. Burleson County Courthouse
Marker is located to the left of the staircase, partially obscured by the hedges.
(a few steps from this marker); City of Caldwell (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Burleson County (within shouting distance of this marker); John Mitchell (within shouting distance of this marker); Burleson County in World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); Old City Cemetery (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Burleson County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Tenoxtitlan (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Caldwell.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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