Details for Company I, 7th Texas Infantry (Atlas Number 5441001014)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5441001014

Data

Marker Number 1014
Atlas Number 5441001014
Marker Title Company I, 7th Texas Infantry
Index Entry Company I, 7th Texas Infantry
Address S. 7th and Larkin St.
City Abilene
County Taylor
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 260152
UTM Northing 3962884
Subject Codes World War I; military topics
Marker Year 1968
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Private Property No
Marker Location Oscar Rose Park, S. 7th & Larkin Streets, Abilene
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size 18" x 28"
Marker Text Mustered into service during World War I, July 16, 1917, at Abilene with officers, Captain R. M. Wagstaff; 1st Lt. A. J. McDavid; 2nd Lt. E. B. Sayles; and 1st Sgt. Elmer C. Stearns. Company had 139 enlisted men from the area who trained here at the West Texas Fair Grounds (now Rose Park) until September 1, then transferred to Camp Bowie at Fort Worth. It became part of HQ. CO., 142nd Infantry, 36th Division. The unit saw action in France October 8-28, 1918, with the 4th French army, and was mustered out of service in June, 1919. (1968)