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

Cavalry Skirmish

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
1. Cavalry Skirmish Marker
Inscription.  

No 12
Cavalry Skirmish
under Sherman
day before battle

 
Erected 1912 by San Jacinto Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas. (Marker Number 12.)
 
Location. 29° 44.941′ N, 95° 5.197′ W. Marker is near La Porte, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Road 1836 and an unnamed park service road, on the right when traveling west on Park Road 1836. 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. Millard's Advance (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hockley's Advance (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burleson's Advance (approx. mile away); Mexican Position (approx. mile away); Advance Under Gen'l Rusk (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lamar's Camp (approx. 0.3 miles away); Men who fought at San Jacinto and in Army of the Confederacy
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Roster Company No. 6 (approx. 0.3 miles 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 12 in that series.
 
Also see . . .  San Jacinto, Battle of - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on November 7, 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 7, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 20 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 7, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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