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Hood’s Texas Brigade Monument

 
 
Hood’s Texas Brigade Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 6, 1998
1. Hood’s Texas Brigade Monument Marker
Inscription. Hood’s Texas Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia, Confederate States of America, 1861-1865. First Texas Regiment, Fourth Texas Regiment, Fifth Texas Regiment, Eighteenth Georgia Regiment, Third Arkansas Regiment, Hampton’s South Carolina Legion. Brigade Commanders; General John B. Hood, General Jerome B. Robertson, General John Greig.
“Hood’s Texas Brigade shall retain its original formation as long as there is a man left to wave its flag.” President Jefferson Davis, C.S.A.
 
Erected 1910 by Surviving Comrades and Friends.
 
Location. 30° 16.444′ N, 97° 44.364′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is on Congress Avenue. Touch for map. This monument is located on the lawn of the Texas State Capitol. Marker is in this post office area: Austin TX 78701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Artesian Well and East Drinking Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); 1928 Granite Water Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); The Archive War (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building
Hood’s Texas Brigade Monument image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 6, 1998
2. Hood’s Texas Brigade Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); Texas and the Civil War (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cisterns (about 300 feet away); Terry’s Texas Rangers Monument (about 400 feet away); General Land Office Building of 1856-57 (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Texas State Capitol Building-north side image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 6, 1998
3. Texas State Capitol Building-north side
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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