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San Angelo in Tom Green County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Fort Concho

1867 - 1889

 

—Military District of the Pecos 1878 —

 
Fort Concho Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 9, 2014
1. Fort Concho Mural
Inscription.

Dept. of Texas Federal Forts
1866 - 1890

Col. Ranald S. MacKenzie
Col. Benjamin Grierson 1875-82

10th U.S. Cavalry [Regimental Crest]

Lone Wolf • Victorio • Quanah Parker

Cavalry Regiments 3, 4, 8, 9, 10
Infantry Regiments 10, 11, 16,
17, 19, 24, 25, 35, 38, 41

[Rank Insignia & Chevrons]
Sergeant Major • Ordnance Sergeant
Saddler Sergeant • Trumpeter
Principal Musician • First Sergeant
Color Sergeant • QM [Quartermaster] Sgt

 
Erected 2012 by Historic Murals of San Angelo, Inc.
 
Location. 31° 27.657′ N, 100° 26.016′ W. Marker is in San Angelo, Texas, in Tom Green County. Marker is at the intersection of Oakes Street and Concho Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Oakes Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 East Concho Avenue, San Angelo TX 76903, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. San Angelo Army Air Field (a few steps from this marker); Goodfellow Air Force Base (a few steps from this marker); Blacksmith (within shouting distance of this marker); The Schwartz & Raas and San Angelo National Bank Building
Fort Concho Mural Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 9, 2014
2. Fort Concho Mural Detail
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); O.C. Fisher Federal Building and United States Courthouse (about 400 feet away); San Angelo Lodge No. 570, A.F.&A.M. (about 500 feet away); 1 East Twohig Avenue (about 700 feet away); South Chadbourne 200 Block Early 1900's (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Angelo.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Concho National Historic Landmark. (Submitted on February 20, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Fort Concho, Texas. (Submitted on February 20, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Fort Concho. (Submitted on February 20, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. The 10th Regiment of Cavalry. (Submitted on February 20, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Historic Murals of San Angelo. (Submitted on February 21, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansPatriots & PatriotismWars, US Indian
 
San Angelo Military Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 9, 2014
3. San Angelo Military Mural
Includes Fort Concho, San Angelo Army Air Field, and Goodfellow Air Force Base Murals
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 20, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 357 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 20, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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