[Description of Treue Der Union Civil War Monument]

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Typewritten description of the Treue der Union monument in Comfort, Texas, for the Kendall County Historical Marker sign. The description includes a brief history behind the monument, and the German Union soldiers who honored their fallen comrades by burying them at the site. The description also provides a translation of the monument's name to "Loyalty to the Union." Three photographs also accompany the typewritten description.

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1 p. ; 36 x 22 cm. + 3 photographs (col. ; 13 x 18 cm. and smaller)

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Texas Historical Survey Committee 1968.

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Typewritten description of the Treue der Union monument in Comfort, Texas, for the Kendall County Historical Marker sign. The description includes a brief history behind the monument, and the German Union soldiers who honored their fallen comrades by burying them at the site. The description also provides a translation of the monument's name to "Loyalty to the Union." Three photographs also accompany the typewritten description.

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1 p. ; 36 x 22 cm. + 3 photographs (col. ; 13 x 18 cm. and smaller)

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Texas Historical Survey Committee. [Description of Treue Der Union Civil War Monument], text, 1968; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth836111/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Patrick Heath Public Library.