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Benjamin Rush Milam

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San Antonio, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 25' 32.7", -98° 29' 57.498"
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    (Front) Benjamin Rush Milam (Right) Preeminent Hero of Texas a man of rare initiative and courage. Of a modest and willing personality a devoted friend. Born in Frankford Kentucky in 1788 a soldier in the War of 1812. (Back) Trader with the Texas Comanche Indians in 1818 was a Colonel in the long Tresplacious expedition in 1820. Texas Colonizer 1826 to 1835. First navigator of the upper Red River in 1831. (Left) Assisted in the capture of Goliad October ninth 1835. Planned the attack on San Antonio and was killed on December seveth 1835 while commanding the Texas Forces which later captured the town . (back) Elected by the State of Texas 1936 with funds appropriated by the Federal Government to commemorate nine hundred years of Texas Independence.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Benjamin Rush Milam Historical Marker Location Map, San Antonio, Texas