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Seguin in Guadalupe County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Battleground Prairie

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, December 31, 2018
1. Battleground Prairie Marker
Inscription.  Where 80 volunteers commanded by General Edward Burleson defeated Vicente Cordova and 75 Mexicans, Indians and Negroes, March 29, 1839, and drove them from Texas, ending the "Cordova Rebellion." 25 of the enemy were killed. Many volunteers were wounded, but none fatally.
 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 336.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 29° 34.185′ N, 97° 53.296′ W. Marker is in Seguin, Texas, in Guadalupe County. Marker is at the intersection of Alternate U.S. 90 and Pankau Road (County Road 205), on the right when traveling west on U.S. 90Alternate . Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Seguin TX 78155, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tiemann School (approx. 1 miles away); Juan Nepomuceno Seguin (approx. 4 miles away); Colonel John Ireland (approx. 4.6 miles away); Guadalupe County, C.S.A. (approx. 4.6 miles away); Edmund P. Kuempel Rest Area (approx. 5.9 miles away); Texas Lutheran College (approx. 6 miles away); a different marker also named Guadalupe County (approx. 6.7 miles away); Jose Antonio Navarro Ranch (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seguin.
 
Also see . . .  Cordova Rebellion - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on January 2, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Categories. War, Texas Independence
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 67 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 2, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
 
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