Uncovered Texas


Steele, William

Born New York. Graduate West Point. In Seminole and Mexican Wars. Resigned U.S. Army to serve Confederacy. Colonel 7th Texas Cavalry. In New Mexico campaign General. Commander Indian Territory 1863 and Galveston defenses 1864. Led cavalry division Red River campaign. Gave distinguished service various Louisiana actions against invasion of Texas. As Texas Adjutant General after reconstruction rebuilt Texas Rangers to restore order and control Indians. Erected by the State of Texas, 1963

W 35th St., at entrance to Camp Mabry, W of Loop 1 Austin, Texas

Travis County

Year Erected: 1963

Marker Type: Civil War Memorials (pink granite)

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