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Near Newcastle in Young County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

In Memory of Proffitt, Carlton, and Johnson

 
 
In Memory of Proffitt, Carlton, and Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 23, 2016
1. In Memory of Proffitt, Carlton, and Johnson Marker
Inscription.

In memory of
Patrick Euell Proffitt,
Rice Carlton & Rueben Johnson,
Three 19 year old boys killed
In one of the Elm Creek
Indian raids, July 17, 1867

 
Erected 1964. (Marker Number 730.)
 
Location. 33° 10.969′ N, 98° 51.42′ W. Marker is near Newcastle, Texas, in Young County. Marker is on U.S. 380 0.4 miles east of Proffitt Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newcastle TX 76372, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Raid on Elm Creek, C.S.A. (here, next to this marker); Proffitt Cemetery Veterans (approx. half a mile away); Common Grave (approx. half a mile away); Proffitt Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Joseph Alfred Woolfolk (approx. 5.2 miles away); Fort Belknap (approx. 6.7 miles away); Military Road (Fort Belknap - Fort Phantom Hill) (approx. 7 miles away); Tonkawa Scouts, C.S.A. (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newcastle.
 
Categories. Wars, US Indian
 
In Memory of Proffitt, Carlton, and Johnson and Indian Raid on Elm Creek, C.S.A. Markers image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 23, 2016
2. In Memory of Proffitt, Carlton, and Johnson and Indian Raid on Elm Creek, C.S.A. Markers
In Memory of Proffitt, Carlton, and Johnson and Indian Raid on Elm Creek, C.S.A. Markers image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 23, 2016
3. In Memory of Proffitt, Carlton, and Johnson and Indian Raid on Elm Creek, C.S.A. Markers
View to north across US 380
View to West on US 380 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 23, 2016
4. View to West on US 380
Marker is on right (north) side of highway
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 29, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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