Texas in the Civil War - Canadian, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 35° 54.779 W 100° 22.960
14S E 375242 N 3975180
Quick Description: One of severate pink marble memorials erected in 1963 by the State of Texas about the Civil War
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 10/14/2014 11:21:25 AM
Waymark Code: WMMNEP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
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Long Description:

County of memorial: Hemphill County
Location of memorial: 5th St. & Main St. courthouse lawn, Canadian
Memorial erected by: The State of Texas
Date memorial erected: 1963

Memorial text:

1861 - 1865
Texas made an all-out effort for the Confederacy after a 3 to 1 vote for secession. 90,000 troops famous for daring and mobility fought on every battlefront. A 2000 mile frontier and coastline was successfully defended from Union troops and savage Indians. State and private industry produced war goods. Cotton - life blood of south traded thru Mexico for medicine and military supplies; Texas was store house of Western Confederacy. Citizens made sacrifices to produce food and clothing for Texas fighting men.

Date Installed or Dedicated: 1/1/1963

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: State of Texas

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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