Historical Marker: Last Battle of the Civil War

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Photograph of a historical marker commemorating the last battle of the Civil War. The text reads: "At This Site -- The Last Battle of the Civil War, Known as Palmito Hill, was Fought by Confederate Troops Under Colonel John S. (Rip) Ford and Union Forces on May 13, 1865, 34 Days After Lee's Surrender at Appomatox -- Erected by the State of Texas -- 1936"

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1 photograph : col.

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Hicks, William June 24, 2018.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Photographing Texas and was provided by UNT Libraries to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 23 times , with 9 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of a historical marker commemorating the last battle of the Civil War. The text reads: "At This Site -- The Last Battle of the Civil War, Known as Palmito Hill, was Fought by Confederate Troops Under Colonel John S. (Rip) Ford and Union Forces on May 13, 1865, 34 Days After Lee's Surrender at Appomatox -- Erected by the State of Texas -- 1936"

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1 photograph : col.

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Photographing Texas

These images come from individuals' travels across the state. Subjects include Texas scenery, wildlife, county courthouses, state parks, national parks, libraries, museums, historic sites, outdoor murals, architecture, monuments, and historic plaques -- a little bit of everything Texas!

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Palmito Hill Battlefield Memorial (Photograph)

Palmito Hill Battlefield Memorial

Southward facing panoramic photograph of Palmito Hill Battlefield, the last land battle of the American Civil War on May 12-13, 1865. As viewed from the interpretive platform of the Historic Landmark near Boca Chica Blvd. and Palmito Hill Rd.

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  • June 24, 2018

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • July 3, 2018, 10:04 a.m.

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  • July 9, 2018, 4:12 p.m.

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  • 25.959591, -97.303384

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Hicks, William. Historical Marker: Last Battle of the Civil War, photograph, June 24, 2018; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1025138/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .