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Keywords:Texas Historical Marker, Val Verde County Historical Marker, Camp Hudson, C.S.A.
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Dimensions3872 x 2592
Original file size4.82 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken29-Dec-08 16:57
Date modified29-Dec-08 16:57
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D60
Focal length18 mm
Focal length (35mm)27 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.5
Exposure1/80 at f/4.5
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Camp Hudson, C.S.A.

Camp Hudson, C.S.A.

Del Rio
Val Verde County, Texas
29 21.570' N 100 53.859' W

Text: When U. S. Troops were surrendered at outbreak of Civil War, camp became Confederate frontier outpost 1861-1862 to guard military road, escort supply trains, curb hostile Indians. Manned by 2nd Texas Cavalry. Texas Confederate Troops used as supply base in route to and from New Mexico campaign to stop flow of gold to north and gain access to pacific. Routine camp life prompted camp newspaper written to amuse troops who fervently desired to fight for Dixie. Located center of county on South Bank Devil's River.