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Soldier's Waterhole Graves

Directions

From Brady take US 190 east about 5.5 miles. Take CR 412 east 2.5 miles to marker.

History

U.S. soldiers under command of Robert E. Lee used this site while traveling the nearby military road and patroling this area for Indians. West bound immigrants also camped here prior to the Civil War; Here 27 Indians surprised and massacred 18 men, women and children burned their wagons and stole their horses. 1850; 1869. ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE MONUMENT: Ancient Indian Camp Ground; Erected in 1964 by McCulloch County Historical Society - Historical Marker Text

Transcriptions

Soldier's Waterhole Cemetery Transcription from Cemeteries-of-Texas.com

Soldiers' Water Hole Burials Transcription from the USGenWeb Archives



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