Bourland in North Texas and Indian Territory

During the Civil War

Fort Cobb, Fort Arbuckle & the Wichita Mountains

        by Patricia Adkins-Rochette

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      Sections of my 1,046-page book


Colonel  James  Bourland  Timeline,   Volume I features    (362 pages)


Appendix,   Volume II features    (472 pages)


Name Index  (a 146-page index)

Gazetteer  (a 20-page index)

East Texas Recruits sent to North and West Texas  (a 3-page index)

Physicians in the North Texas Militias   (a 1-page index)

Bibliography, annotated  (12 pages)



                     sample  pages


Introduction to Volume I            Colonel James Bourland Timeline.


Introduction to Volume II         Appendix.


Gazetteer                                            The political districts -- then and now -- of the places

mentioned are defined.  (6,616 entries in 20 pages)


Name Index                                       Most of the 39,207 entries of the 150-page Name Index

show a county of residence or a mustering place.


East Texas Recruits sent to North and West Texas   



Physicians                                            of 243 Texas Militias 



 (other web pages)


107 Prisoners    arrested  April 9, 1865 in Wise County, Texas


1853 Chickasaw NationEpperson's letter to Bourland, a complaint re:  losing Chickasaw account


1864 Petitioners   from Gillespie, Kimble, Llano, Mason, McCulloch, Menard & San Saba Counties TX


Additional Soldiers  in Bourland's Regiment, not listed in archival records, 29 thus far.


Arizona Brigade,   Pyron's 2d TX Cav. Co H,   LeKoester's Company E,     Baylor's Ladies' Rangers


Brush Battalion, Confederate Brush Battalion listing of 496 men, 185 from VanZandt, Wood, Smith,

             and Kaufman Counties.   Madison Freeman Price and John M. Price, who had "disappeared" in

             Summer 1863.  Not so.


Diary kept in 1865 at Fort Davis,   .


Elm Creek Raid, October 13, 1864,  W. Guthrie question?


February 1864 in Indian Territory,  Captain Clanton question?


Major contributions     to the history of Indian Territory and North Texas


Map    of Bourland's Regiment Area of Operations


Pyron's 2d Texas Cavalry Company "H" Roster -  2d Mounted Rifles, 2d Arizona Brigade




Seven Militia Brigades  of North Texas,  includes 34 North Texas counties


Sociological  entries in my indexes, collective terms.


Tonkawa Massacre



                 (tangentially related to my 1,046-page book)


Altus Confederate Veterans'   Reunion: 1894 Altus, Old Greer County, Texas; now Jackson Co OK

Kimberlin Brothers.


Carter County Confederate Veterans'  Reunion:  1923 and 1930 Ardmore, Oklahoma.


Erath County Civil War Veterans  Photo of 26 veterans on the courthouse steps on July 11, 1924.


Fort Arbuckle, Outpost in Indian Territory, 1850-1870 (my index of) W. B. Justiss' 1976 Master's Thesis from

                  the University of Arkansas.


Frazier McLish's Militia of the Chickasaw Nation


McCulloch County Civil War Veterans, Photo of veterans in Brady on August 3, 4, and 5, 1921.

                   Mountain Remnants of the 5th Brigade of the United Confederate Veterans.


non-Indian Union and Confederate units serving in Indian Territory, a listing 


Rebecca  McIntosh, of Indian Territory and the Creek Nation


Surveys: of Indian Territory; 1871 to 1899 surveys of now Oklahoma Counties by U.S. Bureau of Land Management


Wells' Battalion, Good’s, Scanland’s, Gillett’s Squads;  do not confuse with   Good's Co, TX Light Artillery State Troops


Williams, Thomas Davis ..... Thomas Davis Williams (1822-1908), Sgt in Co H, Bourland's Regt.


            (personal stuff)


1837 Petitioners for Texas-Louisiana Border    Endnote 10.


Erin Springs, Beef Creek and Purcell, The Washita Valley in the 1880s


Events scheduled      cites my 6-page Handout  at speeches


Fite   and   Holder,   family   outlines


Libraries    outside Texas and Oklahoma, that shelve my 1,046-page book


Patricia Adkins-Rochette's direct-ancestor families


Rebecca WaidInventorying Confederate veterans in the Shiloh Cem, Hunt County TX


Recommended Links        e.g.,


Rev. John Harpole Carr in Indian Territory


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