This Monument still stands today though some joker added a WWI bayonet to it many many years ago with some bailing wire, citizens decided to leave him with the better equipment!
Company M, 16th North Carolina Regiment CSA
"Photograph taken by Caradine Studio in Sherman, Texas"
Click here to read the story of this flag & Emanuel.
some Confederate Veteran Souvenirs of Veteran's Meetings
Confederate Soldiers of Grayson County ~ Add yours
The Confederate Veteran Magazine 1893-1932 Index is online at the
Library of Virginia web site. Please be advised that many libraries have
the Confederate Veteran magazines in their rare books room.
The Sherman Public Library has a set of them. Use the index online and then
request to view the orignal magazine.
The State Comptrollers Office Records has many resources for Indigent families, Pensions and more. - These are available through interlibrary loan, from the State Library
BOOKS ABOUT THIS AREA OF TEXAS IN THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES
- Alexander's Regiment by S. H. Fox, Published 15 Jun 1918 by A. H. Planck, McKinney, Texas.
A history of the 34th regiment of Texas volunteers, [34th Texas Cavalry (dismounted)] better known as Alexander's Regiment, named for A. M. Alexander of Sherman, the first colonel. This regiment served throughout the war between the States. Regimental reunions were held annually from 1910 to 1918 and reports of each are included in this booklet.
According to the author, "This sketch is compiled from personal experience, memory and other avenues and scraps of history and information deemed reliable, and is lovingly dedicated to Capt. J. H. Roderick, the only surviving captain, and this little band of old members of the regiment who
meet from time to time to revive the memories of the past and to renew the ties of comradeship by which we are bound together." Reunions were held at Dodd City, McKinney, Sherman, Honey Grove, Caddo Mills, Denton and Dallas
Sophia Suttonfield Aughinbaugh Coffee Butt Porter
"The Confederate Paul Revere "
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11th Texas Cavalry
" The Eleventh Texas Cavalry was organized by William C. Young in Grayson County during the summer of 1861. The companies were as follows:
Companies A&B, men from Cooke County;
Company C, Grayson County;
Company D, Hopkins Co.;
Company E, Red River Co.;
Company F, Fannin Co.;
Company G, Collin County;
Company H, Hunt Co.;
Company I, Titus County;
Company K, Bowie County