Bourland in North Texas and Indian Territory During the Civil War: Fort Cobb, Fort Arbuckle & the Wichita Mountains

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United Confederate Veterans' 1921 Reunion

Brady, McCulloch County, Texas


This 8- x 40-inch photo, in four sections, of the Mountain Remnant* of the 5th Brigade of the United Confederate Veterans in Brady, Texas was taken August 3-4-5, 1921 by Baxley of Stephenville, Erath County, Texas.**     The flags on the left and right ... (1) the left is a Confederate Third National type.  Note the red bar on the "fly end" of the flag.  Both of these flags look much too pristine to be actual "war-time" flags.   Probably belonged to the local  UCV  groups.   ...  on the flag are the words "McCulloch Camp ---- UCV" ... (2) the right is the "First National Banner of the Confederate States (or the Stars and Bars Flag).

Each photo can be enlarged by clicking on photo then clicking again on the 2nd photo's arrows in the lower right corner.


Please send each person's vital data, CSA unit, and residence, i.e.:

a) birth year, birth county              d) spouse/s
b) death year, death county, cemetery    e) residence in 1921 with county
c) marriage/s data                       f) CSA unit, if applicable
1) The young man in the very top row second from right in the first photo standing 
next to the gentleman with his hand on the top of a vehicle, is John Robert Carson.

*  On August 8th [2008] the SCV Mt Remnant Brigade of Junction, Kimble County TX held a commemorative reunion to honor the one held on Aug 8, 1908.  Of note is the picture of the Mt Remnant Brigade was also good and I think they have identified everyone in the picture.  This picture may echo the one held in Brady in 1921.  Pictures in the West Kerr Current (Aug 14, 2008) and the Junction Eagle (Aug 13, 2008) were fairly clear.  These guys are 13 years younger (than the 1921 photo), but many will be recognizable.  sent by Bill Nolan

**  sent by Herman M. Hall of Thibodaux, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana.   ... This picture is in a Brady, Texas museum, but no one knows who is in the photo. The curator is trying to learn who donated it.

See the 1864 petition, signed by men 34 men from the following 7 counties  (24 of the 34 have been identified.).
                Gillespie County                 McCulloch County
                Kimble County                   Menard County
                Llano County                     San Saba County
                Mason County


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Patricia Adkins-Rochette        08/26/2008               

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Bourland in North Texas and Indian Territory During the Civil War: Fort Cobb, Fort Arbuckle & the Wichita Mountains