General Edward H. Tarrant

Historical Marker

General Edward H. Tarrant

In this vicinity May 24, 1841 General Edward H. Tarrant with 70 men attacked several indian villages situated along a creek (now called Village Creek) and recovered many horses and much stolen plunder. 12 Indians were killed and many wounded. Of the Texans Captain John B. Denton was killed. Captains Henry Stout and Griffin were wounded.

Location

Marker #

2127

Marker Type

THC State Marker

Marker Year

1936