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Fort Mason-Camp Cooper Military Road

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Cross Plains, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 32° 7' 17.01860000016", -99° 10' 33.70640999988"
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    Route for U.S. 2nd Cavalry and supplies from San Antonio to Fort Mason (about 100 miles south of here) to Camp Cooper (about 65 miles north) in campaigns of 1851-1861 against Plains Indians. Great military men of American history traveled this road, including Robert E. Lee (later a commanding general, C.S.A.) and George T. Thomas, Rock of Chickamauga. Callahan County Historical Survey Committee, 1967.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Fort Mason-Camp Cooper Military Road Historical Marker Location Map, Cross Plains, Texas

Related Themes: Texas C.S.A., Texas Confederate States of America, Confederacy
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