Camp Independence

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Marker Title: Site of Camp Independence
City: Edna
County: Jackson
Year Marker Erected: 1936
Marker Location: from Edna, take US 59 SW, go South on FM 1822 for 2.8 miles go south on CR 306 1 mile.
Marker Text: A part of the first army of the Texas Republic, under the command of General Felix Houston, and later of General Albert Sidney Johnston, was stationed here from December, 1836, until furloughed by order of President Sam Houston on May 18, 1837. Captain Henry Teal was assassinated here as he slept in his tent on the night of May 5.

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