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

Captain William Wood

 
 
Captain William Wood Marker Front image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
1. Captain William Wood Marker Front
Inscription.  

Commanded (The Kentucky Volunteers) Company A, First Regiment at San Jacinto
Died at Houston, June 7, 1854
Erected by The State of Texas

Reverse:

"It is my desire that my body be buried on the battle grounds of San Jacinto and I request my comrades in arms to see to this - -."
From the Will of Captain Wood signed June 6, 1854
 
Erected by The State of Texas.
 
Location. 29° 45.255′ N, 95° 5.357′ W. Marker is near La Porte, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on Park Road 1836, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located within the cemetery at 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. Freeman Wilkinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Isaac L. Jaques (within shouting distance of this marker); The B. R. Brigham Monument (within shouting distance of this marker);
Captain William Wood Marker Rear image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
2. Captain William Wood Marker Rear
Twin Sisters (within shouting distance of this marker); Peter Jefferson Duncan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); David Thomas (about 300 feet away); De Zavala Plaza (about 300 feet away); Lorenzo De Zavala (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
 
Categories. War, Texas Independence
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 13, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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