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Comfort, Texas: Mass Grave of Union Sympathizers

The "True to the Union" Monument marks the mass grave of 68 German-American farmers from Comfort. They were massacred by other Texans when they tried to join the Union Army.

Address:
High St., Comfort, TX
Directions:
West side of town, on the south side of High St. midway between 3rd and 4th Sts.
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Mass Grave of Union Sympathizers

Very nicely taken care of, and only 5 minutes off of Interstate 10.

[hank, 05/21/2019]

Mass Grave of Union Sympathizers.

Mass Grave of Union Sympathizers

Nice spot on the hill. Took a long time for the state of Texas to recognize this marker! It's worth it to see the flag with 33 stars, and to think of the dedication of these men and those who honored them.

[Jean, 09/05/2011]

68 German-American farmers tried to join the Union side in the Civil War, and their Confederate neighbors made sure they didn't. December 2015: Photo added.


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