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San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Civil War Centennial 1861 - 1961

Main Plaza

 

—February 16, 1861 —

 
Civil War Centennial 1861 - 1961 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2010
1. Civil War Centennial 1861 - 1961 Marker
Inscription.
Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of
the surrender on Main Plaza by General
David E. Twiggs of all Union troops and
equipment in Texas to the
Volunteers and Rangers commanded by
Major Ben McCulloch.

Erected February 16, 1961

 
Erected 1961.
 
Location. 29° 25.485′ N, 98° 29.634′ W. Marker is in San Antonio, Texas, in Bexar County. Marker is at the intersection of Commerce Street and Main Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Commerce Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the wall at the SE corner of the Municipal Plaza Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio TX 78205, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. T.C. Frost and the Frost Bank (here, next to this marker); The Woll Invasion (a few steps from this marker); General David E. Twiggs (a few steps from this marker); San Fernando Cathedral 200th Anniversary (within shouting distance of this marker); Remains of the Alamo Heroes (within shouting distance of this marker); San Antonio de Padua
Civil War Centennial 1861 - 1961 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2010
2. Civil War Centennial 1861 - 1961 Marker
At far left, on wall next to Frost Texas Historical Marker.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Reaffirming the Miracle of Our Lady of Guadalupe (within shouting distance of this marker); The Casas Reales (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Antonio.
 
Also see . . .
1. Ben McCulloch. (Submitted on May 3, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. David E. Twiggs. (Submitted on May 3, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. David E. Twiggs. (Submitted on May 3, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryNotable EventsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 999 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 3, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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