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Near La Porte in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Sherman's Camp

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
1. Sherman's Camp Marker
Inscription.  

No 5
Sherman's Camp

 
Erected 1912 by San Jacinto Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas. (Marker Number 5.)
 
Location. 29° 45.279′ N, 95° 5.416′ W. Marker is near La Porte, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is located within the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3523 Independence Parkway, La Porte TX 77571, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Burleson's Camp (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Twin Sisters (about 300 feet away); Captain William Wood (about 300 feet away); De Zavala Plaza (about 400 feet away); Isaac L. Jaques (about 400 feet away); David Thomas (about 400 feet away); The B. R. Brigham Monument (about 400 feet away); Peter Jefferson Duncan (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
 
More about this marker. In 1912, the San Jacinto Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas placed a series of 20 stone markers to commemorate key points on the battlefield. This marker is number 5 in that series.
 
Also see . . .
1. San Jacinto, Battle of - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on November 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.)
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2. Sherman, Sidney - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on November 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Categories. War, Texas Independence
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 26 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 6, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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