Brownsville Historic Battlefield Hike and Bike Trail
Brownsville, TX 78526
Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park protects the sites of the first and second battles of the U.S. War with Mexico: Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma. The park focuses on the battles and the war, but also provides information about how the War with Mexico helped provoke the American Civil War. Soldiers who fought at Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma included a large number of future Civil War leaders, including U.S. Grant, James Longstreet, George Meade, John Pemberton and numerous others.
Fort Brown and Historic Brownsville Museum
Brownsville, Texas | With the southern Atlantic coast blockaded, Brownsville became an important Confederate port, with cotton and war material...
Palmito Ranch Battlefield
Brownsville, Texas | The site represented the last known land engagement fought as part of the Civil War and the ongoing conflict between the...
Texas Governor's Mansion
Austin, Texas | The Greek Revival house was built in 1856 and every Texas governor since has lived in the mansion.
Texas Historical Commission's Library
Austin, Texas | This library houses thousands of Texas' historical marker files, many of which are related to the Civil War.
Texas State Cemetery
Austin, Texas | More than 2, 200 Confederate veterans and their wives are buried at this historic cemetery.