Details for Home of Sam Bell Maxey (Atlas Number 5277008208)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5277008208


Marker Number 8208
Atlas Number 5277008208
Marker Title Home of Sam Bell Maxey
Index Entry Maxey, Sam Bell, Home of
Address 812 S. Church St.
City Paris
County Lamar
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 263067
UTM Northing 3726716
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1962
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Civil War Subject
Marker Text (Star and Wreath) Native Kentuckian, West Point graduate, brevetted for gallantry in Mexican war, district attorney from Lamar County, Major General C. S. A. in Tennessee and Mississippi campaigns, commander of Indian Territory 1863-1865 organizing three brigades of Indians which participated in Red River Campaign, Cavalry division commander, U. S. Senator 1875-1887. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Paris.