| On Feb. 23, 1861, citizens voted for secession, 422 to 84. On March 1, the Burleson Guards organized and offered its services to the state. Most Guards were mustered into Co.G, 2nd Texas Infantry Regt., and others served in Walker's Texas Division, Waul's Legion, Terry's Rangers, and Hood's Brigade. On the home front, the 3rd Regt., 18th Brigade, Texas State Troops, was organized to protect local citizens, and the County Commissioners Court provided funds to supply food and other necessities to the families of soldiers fighting in the war. (1973) |
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Burleson County C.S.A. Historical Marker Location Map, Texas
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Texas Confederate Historical Markers.