Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Brady in McCulloch County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Site of Camp San Saba

 
 
Site of Camp San Saba Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 12, 2015
1. Site of Camp San Saba Marker
Inscription. Here was stationed, 1862-1864, Captain W.G. O’Brien’s company of mounted volunteers, a unit of the Frontier Regiment organized to protect the frontier against Indians. The regiment in 1864 became the Forty-Sixth Texas Cavalry in the Confederate Army.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 4747.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 30° 59.799′ N, 99° 15.505′ W. Marker is near Brady, Texas, in McCulloch County. Marker is on Wood Street east of Farm to Market Road 1955, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brady TX 76825, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peter's Prairie School (approx. 7.2 miles away); McCulloch County Courthouse (approx. 10.6 miles away); McCulloch County (approx. 10.6 miles away); General Ben McCulloch, C.S.A. (approx. 10.6 miles away); McCulloch County Jail (approx. 10.7 miles away); Union Passenger Depot
View to Northwest from Wood Street image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 12, 2015
2. View to Northwest from Wood Street
(approx. 10.8 miles away); East Sweden Presbyterian Church (approx. 11.8 miles away); Swedish Settlers (approx. 11.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brady.
 
Also see . . .  Early History of Camp San Saba. From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, March, 1933 (Submitted on November 26, 2015.) 
 
Categories. War, US CivilWars, US Indian
 
View to Southeast from Farm-to-Market Road 1955 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 12, 2015
3. View to Southeast from Farm-to-Market Road 1955
Marker is in the far center of this empty field next to Wood Street
San Saba River near Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 12, 2015
4. San Saba River near Marker
This crossing of the San Saba River is next to US 87
and 0.8 miles northwest of the marker location
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 26, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
Paid Advertisement