Details for W. B. Anglin

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5329005664


Marker Number 5664
Atlas Number 5329005664
Marker Title W. B. Anglin
Index Entry Anglin, W. B.
Address N. A St.
City Midland
County Midland
UTM Zone 13
UTM Easting 775186
UTM Northing 3545531
Subject Codes rangers
Marker Year 1967
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Marker Location Fairview Cemetery, about 40 feet SE of entrance at N. A St. and Lawson Ave.
Private Property No
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size grave marker
Marker Text A member, Company B, Frontier Battalion of Texas Rangers. Killed near here while trailing Comanche Indian raiding party on July 1, 1879. He was buried on the spot where he fell. A native of Virginia, member of one of its first families, he joined rangers in 1875 at about age 25. Anglin was last man to be killed by Indians in central west Texas. He was known for his bravery, kindness, good humor and unceasing devotion to duty. Recorded - 1967

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