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County Named for Texas Confederate John H. Reagan - Big Lake, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 31° 11.558 W 101° 27.638
14R E 265532 N 3453559
Quick Description: A Memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 2/10/2019 6:54:45 PM
Waymark Code: WM1028B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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(1818-1905) Delegate Texas Secession Convention. While member 1st Confederate Congress, made Postmaster General C.S.A. 1861. Difficult job begun by raid on U.S. Postal Dept. for southern personnel asking them to get maps, forms. Despite seizure mail by enemy, Army draft of clerks and carriers and split of South, department carried on. At war's end imprisoned Boston. Later U.S. Senator, first Chairman Railroad Commission. A Memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy. Erected by the State of Texas 1963.
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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