The Palmito Ranch Battlefield preserves the location of the last battle of the American Civil War. Fought near Brownsville, Texas, the Battle of Palmito Ranch was a victory for the Confederacy. Today the area is relatively unchanged and the marshy, windswept prairies are almost the same as they were in 1865. Over are protected under the National Register of Historic Places list. The only indication that anything happened here is a marker on the "Boca Chica Highway" (Texas State Highway 4) near where Palmito Ranch originally stood.Make Palmito Ranch Battlefield part of your personalized Brownsville itinerary using our Brownsville tour app.
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