The Texas monument at Rowlett’s Station, Munfordville, Kentucky, marks the site where Benjamin F. Terry died.
Col. John Gregg led the 7th Texas Infantry as part of a bold sweeping action under intense enemy fire that initially drove Union forces from the area around Fort Donelson, but the gain proved to be of short duration
The Texas monument for the Battle of Elkhorn Tavern is within the modern setting of the Pea Ridge Schools campus
Arizona–New Mexico Campaign
A mesquite tree lends little shade to the Texas monument for the Arizona-New Mexico Campaign. Located at Anthony, Texas, the monument was originally slated for the Glorieta Battlefield in New Mexico, more than 300 miles to the north
The Texas monument is located along the Hamburg-Purdy Road in Shiloh National Military Park, south of the area known as the Peach Orchard
Across a steep ravine from the main portion of the preserved battlefield, this monument marks the point where Hood's Texas Brigade started their assault on Union positions.
Hood's Texas Brigade helped turn the Union flank at this pivotal battle.
The current pastoral setting of the Richmond Battlefield in Kentucky belies the intense fighting that occurred here in late August 1862. Beyond the Texas monument, center, is the steep ravine known as Churchill’s Draw, essential to the swift and decisive movement of Texas troops during the battle.
The dramatic modern setting of the Texas monument provides a historical perspective of what was at the time of the battle a cornfield where Hood’s Texas Brigade suffered devastating losses.
The battle to take Battery Robinett was one of the fiercest fights, to be sure.
The grand design of architects Lundgren and Maurer focused attention on a lone Texan. The use of Texas granite for the backdrop and base adds to the uniqueness of the monument
John Bell Hood led Texas forces in fierce fighting at Devil’s Den and Little Round Top during the Battle of Gettysburg. He was severely wounded in the left arm during the action and removed from the battlefield.
At great cost of resources, Gen. Braxton Bragg led the Confederate Army of Tennessee against the U.S. Army of the Cumberland under Maj. Gen. William Rosecrans.
A massive assault by Texas and Louisiana troops turned back an invasion led by Union General Nathaniel P. Banks.
Texas troops helped stop a Union breakthrough and saved the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia from disaster.
Irish-born Maj. Gen. Patrick R. Cleburne was a promising young field commander beloved by his troops and considered by many to be the “Stonewall Jackson of the West.” His Texas troops, commanded by Hiram Granbury, earned a reputation as among the steadiest in the army.
The Texas monument is one of only a few on the Bentonville battlefield in North Carolina.
This battle turned the tide of the war in the Trans-Mississippi and turned back Union efforts to carve out a beachhead on the Texas coast.