Schleicher County, Texas
30 51.620' N 100 36.003' W
Historical Marker: Chief purchasing agent, army engineer department for Southern Armies West Mississippi. Bought desperately needed intrenching tool, iron, steel, lead and turpentine. Imported much material from Europe through Mexico by the exchange of cotton, "life blood of confederacy." Established two engineer depots in texas, designed fortifications and pontoon trains. repaired tools from surrendered U.S. frontier forts. A memorial to texans who served the Confederacy erected by the State of Texas 1963.