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Taken 17-Jun-11
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Keywords:Texas Historical Marker, Schleicher County Historical Marker, Captain Gustav Schleicher
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Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size6.93 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken17-Jun-11 08:13
Date modified17-Jun-11 08:13
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Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length35 mm
Focal length (35mm)52 mm
Max lens aperturef/1.7
Exposure1/125 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired, auto mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
ISO speedISO 280
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Captain Gustav Schleicher

Captain Gustav Schleicher

Schleicher County, Texas
30 51.620' N 100 36.003' W

Text: 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.