Veterans of the 36th Infantry, Texas National Guard Monument
Erected 1959
Designer: Unknown
Capitol Historical Artifact Collection, State Preservation Board.

The unique-shaped Texas Sunset Red Granite piece memorializes the soldiers of the 36th Infantry, Texas National Guard. The "T-Patch" represents the shoulder insignia of the unit. During World War I, the 36th Infantry freed Rheims, France. The "T-Patchers" became the first American division to land on the Europe continent during World War II during the invasion of Italy.

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