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Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Captain Andrew Briscoe

 
 
Captain Andrew Briscoe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, August 26, 2007
1. Captain Andrew Briscoe Marker
Inscription. Born in Mississippi November 25, 1810. Came to Texas in 1833. A volunteer in the Army at Anahuac, 1835. Commanded a company at the Capture of San Antonio, 1835. Signed the Texas Declaration of Independence. Commanded a company at San Jacinto. First Chief Justice of Harrisburg Municipality, 1836. Died in New Orleans October 4, 1849
 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 14871.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 30° 15.913′ N, 97° 43.643′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Touch for map. Located in the Texas State Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30.267101,-97.72679, Austin TX 78701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Daniel Shipman (here, next to this marker); Capt. and Mrs. Chauncey Johnson (here, next to this marker); James G. Wilkinson (here, next to this marker); Dr. Thomas Jefferson Gazley (a few steps from this marker); Z.N. Morrell (a few steps from this marker); Dr. George Moffit Patrick
Captain Andrew Briscoe Marker, left of center image. Click for full size.
By Michael Heinich, October 3, 2014
2. Captain Andrew Briscoe Marker, left of center
(a few steps from this marker); Philip Walker (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Jones Hardeman (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, Texas Independence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 20, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 949 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 20, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2. submitted on October 3, 2014, by Michael Heinich of Austin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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