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Historical Markers in Fort Sam Houston, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Bexar County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Bexar County, TX (376) Atascosa County, TX (42) Bandera County, TX (51) Comal County, TX (72) Guadalupe County, TX (68) Kendall County, TX (77) Medina County, TX (85) Wilson County, TX (46)  BexarCounty(376) Bexar County (376)  AtascosaCounty(42) Atascosa County (42)  BanderaCounty(51) Bandera County (51)  ComalCounty(72) Comal County (72)  GuadalupeCounty(68) Guadalupe County (68)  KendallCounty(77) Kendall County (77)  MedinaCounty(85) Medina County (85)  WilsonCounty(46) Wilson County (46)
San Antonio is the county seat for Bexar County
Fort Sam Houston is in Bexar County
      Bexar County (376)  
ADJACENT TO BEXAR COUNTY
      Atascosa County (42)  
      Bandera County (51)  
      Comal County (72)  
      Guadalupe County (68)  
      Kendall County (77)  
      Medina County (85)  
      Wilson County (46)  
 
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1Texas (Bexar County), Fort Sam Houston — Ft. Sam Houston Quadrangle and Staff Post
The Quadrangle, a scaled-down version of Jeffersonville Depot in Indiana, was begun in 1876 and originally served as a Quartermaster Depot and Headquarters for the Department of Texas. Designed as a fortress-like building with both one and two . . . Map (db m31802) HM
2Texas (Bexar County), Fort Sam Houston — M-1905 Field Gun3" Towed on M-1902 Carriage
Adoption of the 3" field gun in 1902 gave the US Army its first rapid fire, breechloading gun with a hydrospring recoil system capable of indirect fire. The complete gun section included the gun and a caisson with 70 rounds of fixed ammunition. . . . Map (db m31613) HM
3Texas (Bexar County), Fort Sam Houston — M-48 Medium Tank 90mm "Patton"
Introduced in 1953 as part of a "family" of tank designs. The elliptical hull and turret provided greater armor protection while the M-41 90mm gun increased offensive power. Variants of the M-48 series saw service in Europe, the Middle East and . . . Map (db m31804) HM
4Texas (Bexar County), Fort Sam Houston — M-56 Howitzer 105mm Towed (Yugoslavia)
Based on the German M18/40 Light Field Howitzer used in World War II. This gun was probably sold to Iran, then captured by Iraq in the Iran-Iraq War. It was damaged in a firefight with US forces in February 1991 north of Kuwait City and abandoned. . . . Map (db m31688) HM
5Texas (Bexar County), Fort Sam Houston — M-59 Armored Personnel Carrier
Introduced in 1953 to provide armor protected mobility to infantry squad operating with tanks. Variants included cargo carrier, ambulance, mortar carrier and reconnaissance vehicle. Weight • 42,000 lb Crew • 12 Made by • Ford Motor Co. . . . Map (db m31810) HM
6Texas (Bexar County), Fort Sam Houston — Tether Wall
This brick wall, built circa 1890, replaced the original wood fence which enclosed the corrals, stables and wagon parks for the quartermaster depot in The Quandrangle. The two nearby buildings served as blacksmith and wheelright shops.Map (db m85540) HM
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7Texas (Bexar County), Fort Sam Houston — 16246 — The Pershing Chinese
In March, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson ordered General John J. Pershing to lead an expedition into Mexico to punish Pancho Villa, the Mexican revolutionary whose troops crossed the U.S.-Mexico border and attacked the town of Columbus, New . . . Map (db m85539) HM
 
 
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Oct. 5, 2022