Throckmorton in Throckmorton County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Camp Cooper, C.S.A.
A memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy
Erected 1963 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 658.)
Location. 33° 10.729′ N, 99° 10.656′ W. Marker is in Throckmorton, Texas, in Throckmorton County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Minter Avenue (U.S. 283) and W. Chesnut Street (U.S. 380), on the left when traveling north on N. Minter Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located at the southeast corner of the grounds of the county courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Throckmorton TX 76483, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Throckmorton County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Throckmorton County Veterans Memorial Great Western Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Throckmorton County Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Throckmorton County (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Great Western Trail (approx. 2.7 miles away); Bush Knob Massacre (approx. 6 miles away); Site of the Principal Village of the Comanche Indian Reserve (approx. 11˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Throckmorton.
Also see . . .
1. Camp Cooper. From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on March 27, 2016.)
2. Camp Cooper, Ft. Belknap and the Indian Reservations. From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Texas Almanac”. (Submitted on March 27, 2016.)
Categories. • War, US Civil • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 27, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.