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Keywords:Civil War, Civil War Soldier, Cofederate Soldier, Comal County Texas, Manufacture of Saltpetre
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Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size6.21 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken12-Nov-11 14:21
Date modified12-Nov-11 14:21
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length32 mm
Focal length (35mm)48 mm
Max lens aperturef/4.1
Exposure1/80 at f/4.5
FlashNot fired, auto mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Manufacture of Saltpetre

Manufacture of Saltpetre

New Braunfels
Comal County, Texas
29 42.752' N 98 08.237' W

THIS MONUMENT MARKS THE LOCATION WHERE IN 1863 CAPT. W. SEEKATZ ONE OF THE FOUNDERS AND OLDEST SETTLERS AND LATER CAPTAIN OF THE FIRST BOY SCOUT TROOP OF NEW BRAUNFELS, TEXAS. ED. BRADON, JOE NEY, JACK MARSHALL AND ED. DREISS ASSOCIATES MANUFACTURED SALTPETRE FROM GUANO BROUGHT FROM A CAVE 3 MILES WEST OF THIS PARK FOR THE CONFEDERATE GOVERNMENT BY THE ORDER OF MAJ. REED AND CAPT. HARRISON OF THE NITRO AND MINING DEPT., WESTERN DIST. TEX.