“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Boca Chica, Texas

Clickable Map of Cameron County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Cameron County, TX (120) Hidalgo County, TX (67) Willacy County, TX (6)  CameronCounty(120) Cameron County (120)  HidalgoCounty(67) Hidalgo County (67)  WillacyCounty(6) Willacy County (6)
Brownsville is the county seat for Cameron County
Boca Chica is in Cameron County
      Cameron County (120)  
      Hidalgo County (67)  
      Willacy County (6)  
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1Texas (Cameron County), Boca Chica — 327 — Battle of Palmito Ranch
The last land engagement of the Civil War was fought near this site on May 12-13, 1865, thirty-four days after Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox.

Col. Theodore H. Barrett commanded Federal troops on Brazos Island 12 miles to the east. . . . Map (db m35271) HM
2Texas (Cameron County), Boca Chica — 4739 — Site of Camp Belknap
In May 1846 when war was declared against Mexico, the U.S. Congress authorized the raising of 50,000 volunteer troops to supplement the regular U.S. Army. General Zachary Taylor was quickly inundated with volunteer soldiers arriving at Brazos . . . Map (db m35287) HM
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Dec. 4, 2022