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Leander H. McNelly

  Texas Historical Markers
Burton, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 12' 51.267996", -96° 34' 35.431536"
    Texas State
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    Born in Virginia; was valiant Confederate soldier. In 1870, appointed one of four State Police captains by Gov. E. J. Davis. Then with Texas Rangers, McNelly was assigned a special force, The Washington County Volunteer MiIitia, to mediate the Sutton-Taylor feud. Company then assigned to Rio Grande border to control international cattle thieves in Las Cuevas War. His men always proudly called themselves, Little McNellys.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Leander H. McNelly Historical Marker Location Map, Burton, Texas

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