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Civil War Related Sites
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Civil War Site                        City           County   Zone

Confederate Monument                  Farmersville   Collin    1

Chestnut Square Historic Village      McKinney       Collin    1


City of McKinney Marker               McKinney       Collin    1

Dulaney Cottage                       McKinney       Collin    1

Estes House                           McKinney       Collin    1




Gov. James Webb Throckmorton Marker   McKinney       Collin    1

James Calvin Rhea House               McKinney       Collin    1

John S. and Rachael W. Heard House    McKinney       Collin    1

Kirkpatrick House                     McKinney       Collin    1


Waddill-Morris Homesite               McKinney       Collin    1

White Rock Chapel                     Addison        Dallas    1


Roberts House                         Cedar Hill     Dallas    1


A.H. Belo Corporation                 Dallas         Dallas    1


A.H. Belo House                       Dallas         Dallas    1
African American Museum               Dallas         Dallas    1
Belle Boyd Homesite                    Dallas          Dallas   1


Confederate Memorial                   Dallas          Dallas   1


General William Cabell grave           Dallas          Dallas   1

Hall of State                          Dallas          Dallas   1

Miller Log Cabin                       Dallas          Dallas   1

Millermore Mansion                     Dallas          Dallas   1

Old Red Museum                         Dallas          Dallas   1




Richard Gano Gravesite                 Dallas          Dallas   1

Richard Gano Home                      Dallas          Dallas   1


Robert E. Lee Memorial                 Dallas          Dallas   1


Texas Women in the Civil War Tribute   Dallas          Dallas   1

Dallas Heritage Village                Dallas          Dallas   1


Western Heights Church of Christ       Dallas          Dallas   1

Penn Springs                           Duncanville     Dallas   1

Farmers Branch Historical Park         Famers Branch   Dallas   1


Gilbert House                          Famers Branch   Dallas   1


Confederate Arms Factory               Lancaster       Dallas   1
Rawlins Homestead                                         Lancaster     Dallas   1

St. Paul Freewill Baptist Church                          Lancaster     Dallas   1


Galloway's Old Home Place                                 Sunnyvale     Dallas   1

Thomas C. Neel                                            Ennis         Ellis    3
Confederate Monument                                      Ennis         Ellis    3
Harkey-Payne House                                        Palmer        Ellis    3
Confederate Monument                                      Waxahachie    Ellis        3

Confederate Powder Mill                                   Waxahachie    Ellis    3




Parson's Texas Cavalry Marker                             Waxahachie    Ellis    3

Confederate Commisary of North Texas Subdistrict          Bonham        Fannin   2

Confederate Monument                                      Bonham        Fannin   2
Fanin County Museum of History                            Bonham        Fannin   2


Military Headquarters of North Texas Subdistrict C.S.A.   Bonham        Fannin   2


Smith Plantation                                          Bonham        Fannin   2

Site of Dial School                                       Dial          Fannin   2

Town of Ely                                               Ector         Fannin   2

Galbraith House                                           Honey Grove   Fannin   2

Wheeler House                                             Honey Grove   Fannin   2


Lee Cemetery/Bob Lee Ambush Site                          Leonard       Fannin   2


Town of Leonard                                           Leonard       Fannin   2

Portland                                                  Portland      Fannin   2
Ft. Warren                       Savoy         Fannin    2

Town of Trenton                  Trenton       Fannin    2
Old Bass Home                    Denison       Grayson   2

Sanford Homesite                 Denison       Grayson   2



The Fitzgerald Home              Denison       Grayson   2

Union Monument                   Dennison      Grayson   2

Town of Gunter                   Gunter        Grayson   2


Lee-Peacock Feud                 Pilot Grove   Grayson   2


Pottsboro Friendship Park        Pottsboro     Grayson   2


Preston Rd./Shawnee Trail        Pottsboro     Grayson   2


Site of Fort Johnson             Pottsboro     Grayson   2




Sophia Porter Marker             Pottsboro     Grayson   2


11th Texas Cavalry Marker        Sherman       Grayson   2


Austin College                   Sherman       Grayson   2


Captain Noble Allan Birge Home   Sherman       Grayson   2


Confederate Monument             Sherman       Grayson   2


Grayson County C.S.A.            Sherman       Grayson   2
Ninth Texas Cavalry Marker                             Sherman           Grayson     2


Old Settlers Association Park                          Sherman           Grayson     2

Red River Historical Museum                            Sherman           Grayson     2


Robert's House                                         Sherman           Grayson     2

Site of Captain Le Tellier's School                    Sherman           Grayson     2

Umpress - Taylor Home                                  Van Alstyne       Grayson     2


Kentucky Town                                          Whitewright       Grayson     2


Samuel E. and Mary C. Marshall House                   Whitewright       Grayson     2

East Texas Arboretum & Botanical Society               Athens            Henderson   3


Henderson County C.S.A. Marker                         Athens            Henderson   3

Henderson County Historical Museum                     Athens            Henderson   3
Fincastle                                              Fincastle         Henderson   3

Reverend Thomas Hunt Hall MD                           New York          Henderson   3


Gus Bailey Marker                                      Blum              Hill        3


Gathings College                                       Covington         Hill        3


Confederate Monument                                   Hillsboro         Hill        3
Confederate Research Center @ The TX Heritage Museum   Hillsboro         Hill        3
Hill County C.S.A. Marker                              Hillsboro         Hill        3

Hubbard C.S.A.                                         Hubbard           Hill        3

Confederate Refugees                                   Sulphur Springs   Hopkins     2
General W.H. King Marker (1839 - 1910)              Sulphur Springs   Hopkins   2

Hopkins County Genealogical Society and Bookstore   Sulphur Springs   Hopkins   2

Hopkins County Museum and Heritage Park             Sulphur Springs   Hopkins   2

James Selen Stout Marker                            Sulphur Springs   Hopkins   2


Oakland Cumberland Presbyterian Church              Sulphur Springs   Hopkins   2


Union Stockade                                      Sulphur Springs   Hopkins   2


Confederate Monument                                Greenville        Hunt      2

Captain Henry W. Wade Marker                        Quinlan           Hunt      2


Colonel Isham Chisum Marker                         Kaufman           Kaufman   3


Confederate Monument                                Kaufman           Kaufman   3

Kaufman County C.S.A.                               Kaufman           Kaufman   3


Captain Edward Thomas Broughton Marker              Prairieville      Kaufman   3
Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church                 Scurry            Kaufman   3


Griffith Home Place Museum                          Terrell           Kaufman   3

James Henry Campbell Home (1830-1918)               Blossom           Lamar     2
1st National Bank of Paris                          Paris             Lamar     2

Captain William E. Moore Home                       Paris             Lamar     2

Confederate Memorial                                Paris             Lamar     2




John Chisum Burial Site                             Paris             Lamar     2
Judge William Henry Lightfoot House    Paris        Lamar     2

Lamar County C.S.A.                    Paris        Lamar     2
Lamar County Historical Museum         Paris        Lamar     2


Samuel Bell Maxey Home                 Paris        Lamar     2


Captain James Hill Military Camp       Petty        Lamar     2


John Wilburn Home (1856-1857)          Petty        Lamar     2

Chatfield Baptist Church               Chatfield    Navarro   3

Chatfield Plantation Home              Chatfield    Navarro   3


Last Confederate Review                Chatfield    Navarro   3

Confederate Monument                   Corsicana    Navarro   3

Confederate Monument                   Corsicana    Navarro   3
"Navarro Express" newspaper            Corsicanna   Navarro   3

Colonel Clinton McKamey Winkler        Corsicanna   Navarro   3


Colonel Roger Q. Mills Home            Corsicanna   Navarro   3


Commander Isaac Newton Brown's Grave   Corsicanna   Navarro   3


Dunn-Ransom Home                       Corsicanna   Navarro   3




Elizabeth Camp Glover                  Corsicanna   Navarro   3

Henry G. Damon                         Corsicanna   Navarro   3
Judge E.J. Simkins House                    Corsicanna     Navarro     3

Pearce Civil War Museum                     Corsicanna     Navarro     3

Pioner Village                              Corsicanna     Navarro     3

Samuel R. Frost                             Corsicanna     Navarro     3

Union Captain Charles Henry Allyn           Corsicanna     Navarro     3

Spring Hill C.S.A.                          Dawson         Navarro     3

J.A. Megarity Homestead                     Oak Valley     Navarro     3
Birdston Valley                             Streetman      Navarro     3
A.C. McMillan African American Museum       Emory          Rains       2

Sterling Rex Barnes Marker                  Heath          Rockwall    2

Mason-La Moreaux-Hartman House              Rockwall       Rockwall    2
Mt. Zion C.M.E Church                       Ben Wheeler    Van Zandt   3


Caldwell Walton Raines (1839-1906) Marker   Canton         Van Zandt   3

Canton Plaza Museum                         Canton         Van Zandt   3


Jo Shelby Expedition Marker                 Canton         Van Zandt   3


John H. Reagan Marker                       Canton         Van Zandt   3


Oran Milo Roberts (1815-1898) Marker        Canton         Van Zandt   3

Corinth Baptist Church and School           Grand Saline   Van Zandt   3




Grand Saline C.S.A.                         Grand Saline   Van Zandt   3

Dallas - Shreveport Rd.                     Willis Point   Van Zandt   3
T.Z. Woodhouse Residence   Willis Point   Van Zandt   3
Location

Hill and Main Streets

315 S. Chestnut St.


SH 5

311 S. Chestnut St.

903 N. College St.




Access rd off U.S. 75

801 North College St.

315 N. College St.

903 Parker St.


302 W. Lamar St.

5555 Celestial Rd.


210 S. Broad St.


400 S. Record St.


2101 Ross Ave.
3536 Grand Ave.
City Park


Convention Center Grounds


Greenwood cemetery

Fair Park

Old City Park. 1515 S. Harwood St.

Old City Park. 1515 S. Harwood St.

100 S. Houston St.




Oakwood Cemetery, S. Oakland St.

1717 Gano St.


Lee Park


Fair Park

1717 Gano St.


1912 N. Winnetka

Danieldale and Penn Springs Roads

2540 Farmers Branch Ln.


2540 Farmers Branch Ln.


220 W. Main
FM 342 and Lancaster Hutchins Rd.

335 S. Lancaster Hutchins Rd.


629 Pecan Creek Dr.

US 287
W. Ennis Ave.
2156 W. Jefferson
Courthouse, Main and Rogers Streets

300 N. Rogers St.




US 77 north of Waxahachie

6th and N. Main

Courthouse, W. Sam Rayburn Dr.
Main Street


W. 10th and State Hwy 121


FM 274

FM 824

Ector Vicinity

Honey Grove

Honey Grove


Lee Cemetery. Intersection County Rd's 1135 & 1137


Leonard

FM 1552
U.S. 82 East

US 69
Lake Park/Frontier Town off US 75

FM 1753



Thompson Heights Rd.

US 75-A at Fairview Cemetery

Old Gunter Ranch


FM 121 and Pilot Grove Road


FM 120 E


FM 120 E, Friendship Park


Georgetown Vicinity




FM 120 at Preston cemetery


Courthouse Lawn


900 N. Grand Ave.


727 W. Birge at Woods St.


Courthouse, Houston and Lamar


Courthouse Lawn
Courthouuse Lawn


1519 N. Grand Ave.

301 S. Walnut


915 S. Crockett at Spring St.

723 S. Travis at Sparrow St.

103 Paris at Preston


3 miles west of Whitewright on SH 11.


318 W. Walnut

1601 Patterson


SH 19 South of FM 59 Intersection. Palestine Rd. at Bryson Rd.

217 N. Prairieville St.
FM 315 at CR 4224

FM 607


FM 933 and FM 67


Business 171 at W. College St.


Courthouse, Elm and Covington Streets
112 Lamar Dr.
112 Lamar Dr.

Magnolia and 2nd St.

SH 19- 5 miles north of Sulphur Springs
Courthouse Lawn at Gilmer St.

212 Main St.

416 N. Jackson

CR 3310 Pine Forest Cemetery


FM 2653


303 Connally


Stanford and King Streets.

Wade cemetery


Courthouse Square, East Grove St.


Courthouse, Grove and Washington Streets

Courthouse, Grove and Washington Streets


Intersection of FM 1836 and FM 90
8975 SH 148 W.


805 1st St.

Lamar County
Main St. and Lamar

Lamar County

Courthouse, Lamar and North Main




Washington St. near rail crossing
Church and Washington St.

Main and 1st St.
1009 W. Kaufman


812 S. Church


FM 38 North


Lamar County

FM 1603

FM 1603


4511 FM 1603. 1 mile south of Chatfield

418 N. 13th

Courthouse, W. 3rd and 13th Ave.
405 East Collin

Oakwood cemetery


912 West Park Ave.


Oakwood Cemetery


1303 W. 4th Ave.




Oakwood Cemetery

128 West Collin
514 West 2nd Ave.

3100 W. Collin St.

912 West Park Ave.

Oakwood Cemetery

7in Ave and Benton St.

Dawson, TX

Oak Valley Road
NW of FM 416
4156 S. Texas St.

Smith Dr. and Terry Lane

901 E. Washington
SH 64, Redland Community


100 Blk Dallas (SH 64), Courthouse lawn

119 North Buffalo


SH 243, 8 miles east of Canton


Buffalo St. at Courthouse Square


100 Blk Dallas (SH 64), Courthouse lawn

FM 1255




Intersection of U.S. 80 andFM 857

CR 3415 and SH 64
904 Canton Ave.
Description
Constructed entirely of Texas materials, this 25 foot monument features a life size figure of a Confedrate soldier
at parade rest.
Includes a collection of historic homes, a one room schoolhouse,a chapel, a blacksmith shop, a smokehouse, and
a general store. Period artifacts from the Civil War are included.

McKinney was founded by Collin McKinney in 1845. He was a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.
During the Civil War, General J.W. Throckmorton organized Co. K, 6th Texas Cavalry in McKinney.
Victorian home built in 1875 by Dr. Joseph E. Dulaney who married Lucy Ann Field. He was a surgeon in the
Confederate Army.
Kentucky native Ben T. Estes (1841-1920) came to Texas in 1856. He served in the Confederate Army and later
engaged in the mercantile business.
Although opposed to secession, James Webb Throckmorton served in the Confederate Army. He voted against
Texas leaving the Union at the Feb., 1861 Secession Convention. Throckmorton disliked being a doctor and
studied law instead. He served as a state senator during the war then became governor during the
Reconstruction Period. Because of his appointment of former Confederates to state offices, Union general Phil
Sheridan removed him from office. Throckmorton was born in Tennessee and migrated to Texas in 1841. He
married Anne Rattan in 1848.

James Calvin Rhea (1837-1925) came to Texas from Tennessee in 1855. He served in the Confederate Army.
Arkansas native and Confederate vet John Spencer Heard (1841-1933) established his home here in 1865. He
married Rachael in 1884.
Purchased by Confederate vet E.W. Kirkpatrick(1844-1924) for his plant nusery in the 1870's. He built the Queen
Anne style house in 1901.
Kentucky native Judge R.L. Waddill (1811-1865) came to Mckinney with his stepson George Shackelford Morris in
1853. The home was constructed for their family after fire destroyed their original home. Morris served in the
Confederate Army and later as a deputy county clerk.
This church was formed by former slaves of the Coit, Caruth and Obier plantations. A log building was
constructed in 1884.
North Carolina native Dr. R.A. Roberts (1837-1906) was a Confederate Army surgeon. He helped bring the Grand
Central and Santa Fe Railroads through Cedar Hill. The house was built for his family in 1884.
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A.H. Belo started as a small company that founded the "Galveston Daily News" and published "The Texas
Almanac" in 1857. A.H. Belo later purchased the company that started "The Dallas Morning News." Dallas
became Belo's headquarters after he sold the "The

North Carolina native A.H. Belo (1839-1901) was a Lt. Colonel of the 55th North Carolina Infantry. He purchased
the "Galveston News" in 1885 and opened a branch in Dallas that grew into the "Dallas Morning News."
Founded in 1974 as part of Bishop's Special Collections. It is dedicated to the preservation of art, cultural, and historical mate
The famous spy and international celebrity had a house at this site and lived here breifly with her husband J.S.
Hammond and her 3 children. They divorced in 1887 and Belle sold the house. Belle's charm enabled her to
obtain information from Union officers. She was exhiled to England during the war.
This monument was erected by the UDC on April 29, 1897 during a week long series of activities. The activities
included a fancy dress ball and a very long parade. More than 42,000 attended the unveiling. The monument
includes a 60 ft column with a Confed
This former Dallas mayor served under Major General Earl Van Dorn at the Battle of Pea Ridge. He supervised
his retreat to Corinth, Mississippi and served out his career in command of a cavalry brigade until his capture at
Mine Creek. He was imprisoned
This museum covers Texas History throuh the Civil War and Reconstruction periods. The exhibits vary and are
rotated.
Before William Miller built his mansion, he and his slaves lived in this log house. It later served as one of the first
schoolhouses in Dallas County.
This Greek Rival home was built in 1861 at the start of the Civil War. William Brown Miller and his descendants
lived here for 100 years.

This museum houses artifacts of Dallas County residents during the Civil War and Reconstruction periods.



Gano organized Tarrant County and Grapevine Volunteers into Gano's Squadron. General Gano's Brigade of
Texas Cavalry captured $1,500,000 worth of supplies at the Battle of Cabin Creek in the Indian Territory. He
fought with Morgan's Raiders in their firs
 This Dogtrot cabin served as the home of Richard Gano's family during the war. J.T. Morehead built this cabin in
1854.
This bronze equestrian statue was unveiled on June 12, 1936. President Franklin D. Roosevelt attended the
event. He declared it "magnificent." The young aide near Lee's horse "Traveler" represents Lee's inspiration to
the youth of the South.
During the war, many women were forced to take on jobs performed by men who were off serving in the
Confederate Army. They planted cotton, manufactured arms, and sewed uniforms while facing Union invasion,
outlaws, and Indian attacks.
This museum includes 13 acres of historical buildings. General Richard Gano's home is included and a Civil War
era farm.
Founded in 1872 after Confederate General Richard M. Gano preached, at the request of his comrade Major B.F.
Robinson, to area settlers. 50 were converted. The congregation met at homes and a schoolhouse before the
church was built.
Watering spot for Indians and pioneers. The site was settled by Major John Penn of Illinois in the 1850's. In 1882,
a Confederate reunion of Parson's Texas Cavalry was held here.

The park covers activities of the period 1800-1946. This would include the Civil War and Reconstruction periods.

Dr. Samuel H. Gilbert (1828-1890) purchased 275 acres at this site. He helped outfit a militia unit during the war.
In 1874, he was instrumental in bringing rail service to the Farmers Branch community.
A Confederate arms factory where Colt type revolvers were manufactured. John M. Crockett, Mayor of Dallas,
was the superintendent. 1,464 pistols were produced. Kentucky native A. Bledsoe (1801-1882) and Roderick
Rawlins (1833-1910) established the town
In 1845, Roderick Rawlins settled in this area. His son Roderick A. Rawlins (1833 - 1910) started a house and
served as a captain with the Texas 6th Cavalry. After the war he rebuilt his home in the popular Greek Revival
style.
Organized in 1870 by freed Blacks from Lancaster. The land was acquired during the pastorate of Rev. Augustus
Ferrin. The sanctuary was completed in 1892.
The farmhouse of Sergeant Benjamin Franklin Galloway (1833-1912) of the Tennessee 19th Infantry. The home
was enlarged in 1888 and is still preserved by the fourth generation of Galloway's family. Galloway ran a hay
company whose clients included Tennesse
Thomas C. Neel established a wheat and cotton mill here. Neel was appointed to the 1861 Secession
Convention. He later served as a state representative and senator.
A granite obelisk erected in memory of Confederate Soldiers.
This home was purchased in 1897 by a Confederate veteran John Payne.
Enveiled in November, 1912, the monument was built through a donatrion from local businessman, J.F. Strickland.

Erected in 1862 by William Rowen. The mill was destroyed in an explosion on April 29,1863 that killed Rowen.
The 12th, 19th, and 21st Texas Cavalry regiments were among the best in the Trans-Mississippi Theater.
Commanded by Col. William Parsons, this brigade was formed at this site. It served in Missouri, Arkansas,
Louisiana, and the Indian Territory. They became famous for their performance during the 1864 Red River
Campaign.
Seven Confederate frontier regiments drew supplies from here. Food rations and uniforms were issued. Food
rations were issued to the 5 civilized tribes during the war.
The soldier on the monument is modeled after a painting of Sam Davis; a Confederate spy captured then hanged
in Tennessee. It was sculpted in Italy and erected by Bonham Marble Works
The museum houses artifacts and exhibits on early Fannin County settlers through the Civil War period.
The headquarters of General Henry E. McCulloch who was charged with defending 600 miles of the Texas border
along the Red River. He defended the northwest frontier against Indians, armed bands of deserters and draft
evaders. This district provided refug
Alabama native Gideon Smith came to Fannin County in 1851 and purchased a 3,000 acre of land. He served as a
colonel in the Confederate Army. His brother John C. Smith practiced medicine here. Part of this plantation has
been in continuous production of grain and cattle since 1851.
Site of a log cabin school 1840 – 1880. An academy was established here where Confederate vet Robert W. Lane
taught in July, 1880. Noted Congressman Sam Rayburn ( 1882-1961) taught in Dial.
In 1882, Civil War vet and Georgia native Levi Wells (1829-1904) and his wife settled in this area. The community
that grew up around their farm became the Ely community.
Kentucky native Marshall A. Galbraith (1829-1918) came to Texas in 1847. He served in the 34th Texas Cavalry.
He built this Greek Revival home in 1870. His descendants still occupy the house.
The first Classic Revival house built with slave labor in 1852 – 1854. The house was sold in 1884 by Wiley Hulsey
to Confederate vet Peyton Wheeler and his wife Martha Jane Hamil.
A site where Bob Lee was shot by Federal cavalry. Lee's gold coins are rumored to be buried near the
cemetery. Many of them were found at a nearby creek in the 1950's. The location of the rest remains a
mystery.
Solomon L. Leonard came here from Missouri and acquired 10,000 acres around Wildcat Thicket, a favorite
hideout for outlaws. Captain Bob Lee (1834-1869), a pro-Confederate leader during the Lee-Peacock fued, was
ambushed and killed here.

The earliest known resident, Jesse Green Landon, came here from Missouri in 1873 and was a Confederate vet.
A transport and food supply center for Confederate troops serving in the Indian Territory. It was the first
settlement in Fannin County. Built in 1836 by Abel Warren, an Indian trader from Arkansas.
Early settlers came here in the mid 1800’s for the rich farmlands near Wildcat Thicket. A settler named A.J.
Russell named Trenton after a Confederate Hospital he was treated at.
The family home of Colonel Bass of the 20th Texas Cavalry. Old Bass resided there for 97 years.
Confederate vet Thomas Jefferson Sanford and his wife Nannie purchased this 300 acre site in 1871. Sanford
descendants continue to occupy the land.


George Fitzgerald moved from Virginia to Texas in 1857. He built the home upon his return from the Civil War in
1866. The house is framed with pegged oak logs.
One of three monuments in Texas to honor the Union. Memorializes the remains of 6 Union soldiers. Erected by
the Nathaniel Lyon Post of the Grand Army of the Republic, Dept of Texas.

Confederate vet and lawyer Jot Gunter established the town of Gunter in 1880. It was incorporated in 1914.
Before the end of the war, the Union League set up its headquarters at Pilot Grove to protect former slaves and
Union sympathizers . The Federal Cavalry supported the Union League during Reconstruction. Bob Lee, a former
member of the 9th Texas Cavalry,
Sara Virginia Thompson,the daughter of early settler James Thompson, married Confederate vet James A. Potts.
Rancher and land developer Potts deeded land for the Dennison Pacific Railway. He also drew up the plan for the
new railroad town of Pottsboro tha
In 1840, Colonel W.G. Cooke and the Texas 1st Infantry Regiment laid out a military road from Austin to Dallas.
The road was extended on to the Holland coffee Trading Post on the Red River. This was a route for cattle drives
before the Civil War.

This fort was established in 1840 to defend the military road from Austin to the Red River. It was named after
Colonel Francis W. Johnson, Commander of the Texas Army during the capture of San Antonio in 1835.
Sophia Porter entertained Union scouts at her Glen Eden Plantation while obtaining information for Bourland's
Texas Frontier Regiment about a Union incursion into North Texas. She supposedly got the Unionists drunk on
wine before escaping across the Red River to warn Bourland . She became known as the "Confederate Paul
Revere." The plantation site was covered over by Lake Texoma. Both Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee were
guests there before the war.
The 11th Texas served in over 100 battles and skirmishes during the war, mostly with the Army of Tennessee. It
served as both a cavalry and infantry regiment. This unit fought continuously until the Army of Tennessee's
surrender at Durham Station, NC in A
Oldest college in Texas named for Stephen F. Austin. The college stayed open during the Civil War even though
most students left to join the Confederate Army. Post war problems and epidemics forced the college to
relocate to Sherman in 1876.
Connecticut native Noble Birge moved to Texas before the Civil War. He was the first elected sheriff of Marion
County in 1860. Birge was a captain and general before moving to Grayson County. He operated a large cotton
brokerage firm. This home was built
Made with granite from Stone Mountain, GA, this monument features a larger than life bronze figure. The
Sherman monument was the first Confederate monument in Texas to feature a Confederate soldier. Men fired
their guns in the air and gave the rebel yell
A defense and supply center during Civil War. The 11th Texas Cavalry, 20th Texas Cavalry Regiment, the Border
Regiment, and 9th Texas Cavalry were formed in Grayson County. Fort Preston on the Red River was used by
Confederate forces to defend against I
This unit consisted of mounted volunteers from Grayson, Tarrant, Hunt, Hopkins, Cass, Red River, Titus and
Lamar counties. Col. William Sims was the commander. Sims was wounded at Pea Ridge. Lt Col. William Quayle
took command and served with Lawrence S.
A park used by a historical group for old timers to reminisce about the days of the Republic of Texas and the Civil
War. Founded in 1879, Mrs. Sophia Porter was the first speaker. She swam the Red River to warn Col. James
Bourland that Union troops were

This museum includes Civil War era items. Items from Sopia Porter’s Glen Eden Plantation are also included.
This Connecticut native served with the Arkansas 6th Infantry. He established a successful hardware business
and served on the school board. The house is an excellent example of the Queen Anne-Eastlake style. The home
remained in the family until 1987.
A school for boys established by Captain John Henry Le Tellier of the Virginia 24th Infantry. Called “Captain” by
his students, he played with them at recess and told them stories about the Civil War.
Confederate veteran James Umpress built this Queen Anne influenced home for his wife in 1903. The house
stayed with the family until 1974.

A rendevouz site for Will Quantrill's Missouri guerillas. Quantrill wintered in North Texas to escape Union cavalry
after he sacked Lawrence, Kansas. He assisted in hunting down army deserters and Indians.

Samuel and Mary came to Texas from Kentucky in the 1860’s. Samuel was a Confederate vet and a successful
businessman and land investor. The house was built in 1899-1900 using the Queen Anne Free Classic style.
The garden includes the home of Bushrod W.T. Wofford, a reserve Confederate lieutenant. The original home
site was on 320 acres.

This county sent 1,000 men into the Confederate Army. Athens manufactured cookware and dishes for
Confederate troops. John H. Reagan, a resident of Athens, was Postmaster General of the Confederacy.
This museum includes a collection of Civil War flags and a replica of a Civil War era general store. A Civil War era
kitchen and laundry are also on display.
A quartermaster supply depot was set up here for soldiers and their families..

Rev. Hall was a Methodist minister that served with the 14th Texas Cavalry. He became a doctor after the war.
Bailey was the bandleader for Hood's Texas Brigade. After the war, he started a circus where Confederate
veterans received free admission. He wrote the song "Old Gray Mare She Ain't What She Used To Be" after
watching a spooked horse run through his camp

One of the few colleges in Texas that remained open during the war. The Military Dept. prepared young men for
duty. Col. James Gathings equiped army units for free. The school had over 200 men enrolled.
Made from granite from Stone Mountain, Georgia, this monument was erected on July 28, 1925 after the high
school band performed a 45 minute concert. The Hillsboro Monument Works Co. built the memorial for
$5,000.00.
Established in 1964, the Confederate Research Center houses a vast collection of documents relating to Texas' involvement in
Flour, shoes, saddles and machinery were produced here for the Confederate Army.
This town was named after Confederate Colonel Richard B. Hubbard of the 22nd Texas. He served as Texas
Governor 1876-1879.
The Stone family settled near here after fleeing from Louisiana during the war. The marker honors refugee
families that fled Union occupation in Louisiana and the Indian Territory.
Col. King commanded 18th Texas Infantry Regiment during the Battle of Mansfield. He breifly commanded
Walker's Division during the Red River Campaign and was promoted to Brigadier General after the battle. King
was wounded at Mansfield and later served a
Contains research material on Hopkins County. Includes material on residents that lived there during the Civil
War.
11 acres of historic buildings. Included are a blacksmith shop, country store, post office, grist mill, chapel and
farm homes. The museum contains Civil War artifacts.
Served in the Republic of Texas Cavalry and as a scout in 1836. Served in the Confederate Army and was the
father of 11 children. He received a grant of 320 acres in 1838.
W.A. Willis and Nannie Stewart fled Alabama after the war. Stewart built a dogtrot cabin here on 301 acres. Bible
studies, singing and prayer services were held here. In 1896, a church was built. Mrs. M.A. "Aunt Polly" gave 2
acres for the church. Stewart was a church elder.
During Reconstruction, the hotel where Union officers were staying was set on fire. In response, Union troops
built a stockade to help suppress attacks on newly freed African Americans and Union troops. Unruly civilians
were arrested and jailed inside. It was abandoned in 1870.
The only Confederate monument in Texas to have stood on the grounds of a public school. The statue is made
out of blue granite. The monument was moved in the 1960's after the school building was destroyed to make
way for a new post office.

Wade served with the 6th Texas calvary. He was also a former member of the Texas Constitutional Convention.
Chisum was a colonel of the 2nd Partisan Rangers in Walker's Division. He fought at Mansfield and Pleasant Hill.
He represented Kaufman Co. at the Secession Convention and fought under Col. Tom Green during New Mexico
Campaign.
Unveiled on November 22, 1944, this monument features a larger than life granite figure of a Confederate
soldier. The statue was made of granite at the Tyler, TX monument works. An "Old Fiddlers" contest was held to
raise money. After the unveiling, one
In 1861, Kaufman Co. voted to secede by a three fourths majority. Most companies from here served with the
Texas 3rd Cavalry.
Broughton served in the 7th Texas Regiment and was captured twice at Ft. Donnelson, TN and Raymond, MS.
Both times he was imprisoned at Johnson's Island in Ohio where he fell ill from small pox. He breifly commanded
Granbury's Texas Brigade after General
Organized in 1860 during the Civil War. One of the oldest active churches in Kaufman County.
This home was built in the 1840's by Capt William Weir who fought at the Battle of San Jacinto. It was purchased
in Oct, 1882 by Dr. Lycurgush Griffith who treated Sam Houston's leg wound after San Jacinto. House contains
family artifacts used during the
A Confederate Army vet from Tennessee. Campbell built this house in the late 1860's. He was one of the largest
landowners in Lamar County. This home remained in the family for over 100 years.
Civil War veteran William J. McDonald opened this bank in 1886.
Southern style home of Captain William Moore who commanded the "Shreveport Grays" during the war. After
the war, he was a state senator.
Granite and bronze monument sculpted by Italian sculptor Pompeo Coppini. It features 4 busts of R.E.
Lee,Stonewall Jackson, Albert S. Johnston, and Jefferson Davis.

Chisum was a famous cattle baron who supplied beef to the Confederate Army. He drove heards into New
Mexico and became involved in the 1876 Lincoln County War. His cowboys helped guard the Northwest Texas
frontier against Indians. Actor John Wayne portrayed him in the movie "Chisum."
Law partner of General Sam B. Maxey. Built his home in 1876. He was a veteran of Nathan B. Forrest's Cavalry
and married Maxey's daughter Dora. He became a state senator and Chief Justice of the 5th Court of Civil
Appeals.
This county raised 9 companies for the Confederacy. The 9th Texas Infantry was formed here. The rich farming
area provided food for the Confederate Army.
This museum exhibits Lamar County during the Civil War and includes a military gallery.
Maxey was a Confederate Major General that commanded in the Indian Territory (12/63 - 2/65) during the Civil
War. His Confederate Indian raids on Union supply columns helped prevent a Union invasion of North Texas. He
was later a U.S. Senator 1875- 1887.

A cavalry company (Co. E, 9th Texas regiment) organized here near a popular grove of Persimmon trees. Captain
James Hill instructed his men here. They fought with the Confederate Army of Tennessee.
John Wilburn built this home in 1857 with the help of slaves. Wilburn died during the war. His widow, Sara Jane,
married Wilburn's cousin, Aaron Nettles Wilburn. They had 8 children. The home is still owned by their
descendants.
A church organized by slaves was incorporated into Chatfield Baptist in 1858. This church had both black and
white congregations.
This plantation home was built in 1860 by steamboat Captain Robert Hodge. The plantation consisted of 1,280
acres and over 100 slaves. One of the slave cabins still exists.

It was here that General Jo Shelby held the last review of his troopers before going to Mexico. They were known
as the "Iron Brigade" and were the last organized Confederate unit left in the Trans-Mississippi Theater.
A Confederate quartermaster depot was established near the marker. Corsicana sent 450 men to fight for the
Confederacy. An excerpt from a Jefferson Davis speech is inscribed on the monument.
Consists of a 9 foot, bronze bugler. Thirteen girls pulled the cords to unveil the monument on January 20, 1908.
It was designed by Italian sculptor Louis Amateis.
Printed during the war, the "Express" was only printed when there was enough paper available.
Colonel McKamey served in the Texas Legislature and raised over 150 men for Hood's Texas Brigade. He was
wounded at Gettysburg.
Moved to Texas from Kentucky in 1849 and represented Navarro County in the Texas Legislature from 1859 to
1860. He served as a colonel in the 10th Texas Infantry. After the war he became a U.S Congressman from 1873
to 1892.
Brown skippered the Confederate ironclad "CSS Arkansas". He sailed through a Union river fleet in defense of
Vicksburg, Mississippi. Brown was wounded twice and awarded a Confederate Medal of Honor. He also invented
an underwater mine that sank the Union ironclad "USS Cairo."
Ewing E. Dunn built this house after arriving from Kentucky. He served as a 2nd Lt. in the Confederate Army.
After the war he became a sheriff from 1876-1884. S.M. Ransom purchased the home in 1890. Five generations
of Ransoms lived there.
Known as the "Mother of Confederate Reunions." After the war, the wife of Lt. Colonel Thomas Glover of the
21st Georgia Infantry, visited with his comrades in Campbellton Co., Georgia. Glover died at the 3rd Battle of
Winchester. Elizabeth talked over the war with former members of the 21st. This started the reunions that
occured all over the South.
The Texas Loan Agency was located in this building after the war. Damon established the agency and was a
Confederate Prisoner of War.
Judge Simkins moved here from South Carolina. He was a Justice of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, helped
create the Texas Railroad Commission, and served as a regent of the University of Texas. He served four years in
the Confederate Army. His brother William Simkins was credited with firing the first shot at Ft. Sumter.
This museum displays documents and artifacts donated by Charles and Peggy Pearce. Both sides of the war are
represented. More than 14,000 items are included in the Pearce Collection.
Contains a number of Civil War Era structures including a slave quarters, blacksmith shop, trading post, and
general store.
Samuel Frost served with the 19th Texas Cavalry and studied law after the war. He served as a county judge and
state legislator. The town of Frost was named after him.
Former Corsicana Mayor Charle H. Allyn organized the 1st National Bank and a cotton mill. He settled in
Corsicana in 1868.
A Confederate training camp was located here. The town celebrated the secession of South Carolina by firing
anvils into the air.
At this site, Megarity built a prosperous 187 acre farm in 1876. He served in the Confederate Army and was
present at Gettysburg, Petersburg and Appomattox.
Community of former slaves existed here.
Number of exhibits on slavery and the Civil War.
A Virginia native that operated a toll bridge on the East Fork of the Trinity River. He was also a justice of the
peace who had five sons that served in the Confederate Army.
The personal effects of Confederate doctors Dr. Schofield and Dr. Mason are on display here as well as artifacts
from Rockwall County's history.
Provided spiritual outreach during and after the Civil War.
Rains came to Texas from Georgia in 1858. He served under General R.M. Gano's Texas Cavalry Regiment during
the war. After the Civil War, he served as a county judge, newspaper publisher and state librarian under Gov.
James Hogg. He rebuilt the neglected
Contains Civil War artifacts from Van Zandt residents and genealogical records. Also contains artifacts from the
1850's.
General Jo Shelby's Confederate cavalry (Shelby's Iron Brigade) refused to surrender after the war. Shelby's
troopers journeyed south from Missouri, through Texas, then crossed the Rio Grande River into Mexico. Shelby
camped at Stone Point near Canton whi
Born in 1818, Reagan was Postmaster General for the Confederacy. Along with Jefferson Davis, he was
imprisoned breifly after the war. Reagan was elected to Congress in 1875 and relocated to Nacogdoches in 1839
where he became a state representative.
President of Secession Convention in 1861. He was also a Colonel of the 11th Texas Infantry and a state supreme
court judge during the Civil War. Governor of Texas in 1878 and a law professor at the University of Texas in
1893. Helped form the Texas Histo
This church served a congregation of 25 in the once thriving community of Corinth. Thomas McAdams Post
(1843-1931) was the pastor. Several vets are buried nearby.
A large saline deposit here served as a source of salt for the Confederate Army to preserve meat. Sam
Richardson built the saltworks in 1854 and joined the Confederate Army in 1861. He left his wife to manage the
works. 10,000 pounds of salt were made daily. When salt became scarce, Southern women dug up the floors of
smokehouses to extract salt from the soil.

Trail used by Caddo Indian Tribe and French Traders. Used for troop movements during the Civil War.
Confederate vet and mercantile businessman, T.Z. Woodhouse, built this home in 1872. He served in the 6th
Texas Cavalry and was married to Sarah Elizabeth Nash. His descendants still own the house.
ral, and historical materials of the African American community. The 1869-1925 exhibit features the remnants of the once thriving North
F. Strickland.
o Texas' involvement in the Civil War. "Texas Blue and Gray" gallery offers weapons, flags, and other artifacts for public viewing.
nity. The 1869-1925 exhibit features the remnants of the once thriving North Dallas commun
" gallery offers weapons, flags, and other artifacts for public viewing.
North Texas Lakes Trail Region
Civil War Related Sites
Western Counties


Civil War Site                                City              County
Archer County Copper Mines                    Archer City       Archer


Camp Cureton C.S.A.                           Archer City       Archer


Jesse James Hideout                           Archer City       Archer

Camp Stonewall Jackson                        Holliday          Archer

Edward D. and Mary S. Miler Marker            Seymour           Baylor
Bosque County Museum                          Clifton           Bosque


Jens Jenson Homestead                         Clifton           Bosque
Site of Clifton Mill                          Clifton           Bosque


General Alison Nelson Marker                  Meridian          Bosque

John Olde Cabin                               Valley Mills      Bosque
Pool-Tibbs House                              Valley Mills      Bosque
Rock Springs Cumberland Presbyterian Church   Valley Mills      Bosque

Captain J.J. Cureton                          Walnut Springs    Bosque
James Buckner Barry C.S.A.                    Walnut Springs    Bosque


Buffalo Springs C.S.A. Site                   Buffalo Springs   Clay


"The Great Hanging"                           Gainesville       Cooke

2nd Frontier Regiment Marker                  Gainesville       Cooke
Confederate Monument                          Gainesville       Cooke

Gainsville Marker                             Gainesville       Cooke
Morton Museum                                 Gainesville       Cooke
Potter - Hurley House                        Gainesville   Cooke

W.T.G. Weaver                                Gainesville   Cooke

William O. Davis House                       Gainesville   Cooke
African American Museum                      Denton        Denton


Confederate Monument                         Denton        Denton

Nash Farm                                    Grapevine     Tarrant

Lane Chapel C.M.E. Church                    Lewisville    Denton

Pilot Point Regulators                       Pilot Point   Denton


William E. Partlow Marker                    Sanger        Denton
Wise County C.S.A. Marker                    Sanger        Denton

General H. B. Granbury Grave                 Granbury      Hood


General H. B. Granbury Monument and Marker   Granbury      Hood

Granbury Home                                Granbury      Hood

Hood County Jail and Museum                  Granbury      Hood


Jesse James Tombstone in Hood County         Granbury      Hood


John Wilkes Booth Tale                       Granbury      Hood
U.S. Veterans Museum                         Granbury      Hood


Maj. General John Bell Hood Marker           Granbury      Hood
Veterans Home                                Granbury      Hood


Colonel Middleton T. Johnson Marker          Cleburne      Johnson
Confederate Monument                         Cleburne      Johnson
General Patrick Cleburne Marker                        Cleburne      Johnson
Layland Museum                                         Cleburne      Johnson

Old City Spring                                        Cleburne      Johnson
Riggs Pennington Home                                  Cleburne      Johnson

Beaumont Ranch                                         Grandview     Johnson

Early Cattle Trail                                     Rio Vista     Johnson
Lowell Smith Home                                      Rio Vista     Johnson
Red River Station                                      Bowie         Montague

Pelhams Marker                                         Bowie         Montague
Forestburg Marker                                      Forestburg    Montague
Stonewall Saloon                                       Saint Jo      Montague
Confederate Civil War Statue                           Weatherford   Parker
Historic Tree Collection                               Weatherford   Parker
Doss Heritage and Culture Center                       Weatherford   Parker


Parker County C.S.A. Marker                            Weatherford   Parker

Soldier Springs                                        Weatherford   Parker

Weatherford C.S.A.                                     Weatherford   Parker
Glen Rose C.S.A.                                       Glen Rose     Somervell

Squaw Creek Indian Fight                               Glen Rose     Somervell
Knapp Heritage Park                                    Arlington     Tarrant


Six Flags Over Texas                                   Arlington     Tarrant


William M. Rice Marker                                 Azle          Tarrant

Northeast Tarrant County Civil War Veterans Memorial   Bedford       Tarrant


Dr. Lilburn Howard Colley                              Colleyville   Tarrant


Site of Mosier Valley School                           Euless        Tarrant

St. John Missionary Baptist Church                     Euless        Tarrant
Amon Carter Museum                   Ft. Worth     Tarrant
Confederate Monument                 Ft. Worth     Tarrant


Confederate Park                     Ft. Worth     Tarrant

Dr George M. Munchus House           Ft. Worth     Tarrant


First Church of Fort Worth           Ft. Worth     Tarrant


First Hundred Years of TCU Exhibit   Ft. Worth     Tarrant
Ft Worth Stockyards Museum           Ft. Worth     Tarrant


General H.P. Mabry Marker            Ft. Worth     Tarrant


Grave of General Thomas N. Waul      Ft. Worth     Tarrant

James E. Guinn School                Ft. Worth     Tarrant


John Peter Smith Marker              Ft. Worth     Tarrant

Log Cabin Village                    Ft. Worth     Tarrant


Major K.M. Van Zandt Cottage         Ft. Worth     Tarrant


Major K.M. Van Zandt Marker          Ft. Worth     Tarrant


Texas Civil War Museum               Ft. Worth     Tarrant

Thomas B. Saunders Family Marker     Ft. Worth     Tarrant


Grapevine                            Grapevine     Tarrant
Birdville Church of Christ           Haltom City   Tarrant


William Letchworth Hurst Marker      Hurst         Tarrant
Mansfield Mill                       Mansfield            Tarrant


Ralph Mann Homestead                 Mansfield            Tarrant

Alfred Madison Hightower Marker      N. Richkland Hills   Tarrant

White Settlement Historical Museum   White Settlement     Tarrant

William Terry Allen Cabin            White Settlement     Tarrant

Tenth Cavalry Creek                  Burkburnett          Wichita
Wilbarger County Courthouse          Vernon               Wilbarger


Robert Calvin Mount Home             Chico                Wise
Cattle Crossing Trail                Decatur              Wise
First United Methodist Church        Decatur              Wise

Jesse and Frank James Campsite       Decatur              Wise


Randolph Vesey Marker                Decatur              Wise


Sam Woody Cabin                      Decatur              Wise


Texas Ranger Captain Ira Long        Decatur              Wise


Wise County C.S.A. Marker            Decatur              Wise
Wise County Historical Museum        Decatur              Wise


Wise County Reunion Grounds          Decatur              Wise

Slidell Marker                       Slidell              Wise
Location
SH 25 northwest about 4.5 miles


SH 79 at Center Street


SH 79 at Center Street

FM 368

FM 1286
301 S. Ave. Q


CR 4175
SH 6 at Riverside


Courthouse on SH 22

Intersection of Olde Ln. and CR 401
108 Tibbs Dr.
FM 1637

SH 144 at Walnut Springs Park
Walnut Springs Park on SH 144


FM 174 and FM 3077


W. California St. east of IH 35 near Pecan Creek

SH 51 at Moffett Park
Courthouse, Main and Commerce St.

US 82 E. Roadside Park
210 S. Dixon
108 Church St.

311 S. Weaver

505 South Denton
317 W. Mulberry


Courthouse Square

626 Ball St.

615 Hembry St.

Town Square


611 West Plum
FM 455

Granbury cemetery. Moore St. and Hwy 51


Granbury Courthouse, Houston and Bridge Streets

104 E. Pearl

208 North Crocket


Granbury Cemetary. N. Crockett St.


Granbury Opera House




Granbury Courthouse on Pearl St.
601 Thorpe Springs


Courthouse Square at Hwy 174-171
Courthouse, Main and Henderson
Courthouse Square at Hwy 174-171
201 North Caddo

W. Wardville St.
Hwy 171 near city limits

10736 County Rd. 102

Rio Vista St. Bank on SH 174
FM 916
US 83 west of Nocona

Pelham Park, Pelham St. @ FM 3043
SH 455
North corner of public square
US 180, Courthouse Square
567 Maddux Road
1400 Texas Dr.


US 180, Courthouse Square

Thrush St.

US 180, Courthouse Square
Courthouse Square

2 miles north of Glen Rose on FM 144
201 W. Front St.


2201 Road to Six Flags


310 S. Stewart

2401 Bedford Rd.


5400 Bransford Rd.


Knapp and Mosier St.

3324 House Anderson Rd.
3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Oakwood cemetery at 700 Grand Ave.


FM 1886, Confederate Park Rd.

1130 E. Terrell Ave.


612 Throckmorton


2800 South University
131 E. Exchange


Trinity Park at 2900 Crestline


Oakwood cemetery at 700 Grand Ave.

1100 Louisiana


1100 Throckmorton

2100 Log Cabin Village Lane


Trinity Park at 2900 Crestline


Trinity Park at 2900 Crestline and 700 Grand Ave.


760 Jim Wright Frwy North

100 E. Exchange St.


211 Main St.
3208 Carson St.


1505 Precint Line Rd.
100 East Broad St.


604 W. Broad St.

6600 Smithfield Rd.

8320 Hanon Dr.

8320 Hanon Dr.

SH 240 at Tenth Cavalry Crossing
Town Square


N. Mount St.
U.S. 380 between Decatur and Denton
104 S. Miller Rd.

5 miles from Decatur on U.S. 380.


State St. at Courthouse


1602 S. Trinity


CR 4226


Courthouse Square
1602 S. Trinity St.


Decatur St.

Main St. at FM 455
Description
Copper was mined here to make gun caps. A wartime shortage of men prevented extensive mining operations.
A Texas Frontier Regiment camped in the vicinity during the Civil War. The frontier regiments protected supply
columns and settlements from Indians and Union Invaders. The camp was named after Captain Jack Cureton, the
camp commander.
Famed Missouri guerilla and outlaw, Jesse James, hid out at his sister's house in Archer County. His sister, Susan,
was married to Allen Parmer, who rode with Will Quantrill. The Parmers are buried at Riverside Cemetery in
Wichita Falls.
From 1898 to 1935, Confederate veterans held reunions here. 500 people attended each year. Purchased by
the United Confederate Veterans in 1898. The meetings usually lasted 3 days.
One of four couples that founded Seymour. They were plantation owners and moved to Seymour in 1875 after
the Civil War.
Contains artifacts on the settlement of Bosque County. It also includes artifacts from the Civil War period.
This small ranch house belonged to Norwegian immigrant Jens Jenson who came to Texas in 1854. He served
with the Confederate Frontier Regiment and had 11 children. His grandson Ardon Jenson still farms the ancestral
acres.
Site of a wooden mill powered by the Bosque River. It was used by the Confederate Army as a commisary.
General Nelson trained and led the 10th Texas Infantry Regiment. His regiment repulsed a Union assault at
Devall's Bluff in Arkansas. He later died of disease in October, 1862 in Austin, Arkansas. He was a former mayor
of Atlanta, GA before the war.
Tennessse native John Olde built this log cabin in 1860. Olde served as a Texas Ranger and fought the Kickapoo
tribe at Dove Creek.
Built by S.A. Pool in 1870. Robert A. Tibbs of the 3rd Texas Cavalry purchased the home in 1891.
Former slave Rev. James B. Sadler started a black congregation here after the war.
Curreton was a captain of frontier troops during the Civil War that guarded against Comanche raids and Union
incursions. He helped rescue Cynthia Anne Parker from the Comanches.
Barry commanded a cavalry regiment that patrolled along the Red River for Indian attacks and Union troops.
In 1864, twenty five families established a fortified outpost for protection against Comanches. Frontier families
were vulnerable to Indian attacks while the men were off fighting in the war. It was used by Confederate Cavalry
at intervals to patrol for
Forty Two suspected Unionists of a Peace Party were tried then hanged by a "Citizen's Court." Citzens in Cooke
County were fearful of a Unionist conspiracy to seize North Texas. Colonel W.C. Young presided over the
formation of the "Citizens Court" fol
Organized in October, 1863, the 2nd Frontier patrolled the Red River border and Indian Territory to prevent
Union incursions and Indian raids. Nine military units were formed in Cooke County.
Emphasizes the sacrifice of women as well as celebrating the Confederate soldier.
Founded in 1850 and named for General Edmund P. Gaines, who in 1836 aided the Republic of Texas. A military
supply headquarters was established here during the Civil War.
Focuses on the history of Cooke County. Includes the Civil War period.
Captain L.W. Lee of the Confederate Army came here in 1869 from Missouri. He purchased the home as a
wedding gift for his daughter Ella Potter in 1894.
William Thomas Green Weaver came to Texas from Illinois in 1840. He was a school teacher and attorney. He
served in the Confederate Army and was a delegate to the Texas Constitutional Convention in 1875.
Georgia native, Civil War vet and Mayor, William O. Davis came to Texas in 1870. He was self educated and
became a prominent attorney. He was in the Texas Senate (1876-1882).
Focuses on African American life. The Civil War Period is included.
Erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy in memory of Denton County residents that served in the
Confederate Army. It is equiped with 2 water fountains that no longer work. In 1999, the monument became a
subject of controversy when an African A
Purchase in 1859 by Thomas Jefferson Nash. The site Includes house, farm, and cemetery. This facility also
includes exhibits on the Civil War period.
Organized in 1882 by former slaves. The Colored Methodist Church was renamed Lane Chapel in 1902 after
Bishop Issac Lane.
A vigilante group that hanged 6 cattle rustlers during the war. A former Union soldier and jewelry theif, "Spoon"
Butler, was hanged from an oak tree at the town square.
A former member of the Virginia 6th Cavalry that surrendered at Appomatox. First he was a merchant and then
he was elected Mayor in 1892. He served in New Mexico 1907-1913 as Commissioner of U.S. Circuit District
Courts. He returned to Sanger and served a
Established in 1852. Operated by Confederate vet Lock S. Forester who increased its size to 6,000 acres.
Gravesite of General Granbury who was killed at the Battle of Franklin. His remains were reinterred in Granbury
in 1893.
This monument pays tribute to Gen. Hiram Granbury of Granbury's Texas Brigade that fought under Patrick
Cleburne's command in the Confederate Army of Tennessee. Before the war, Granbury was a lawyer in Waco.
He was killed at the Battle of Franklin, TN.

General Granbury's widow and his 3 children lived here. She operated a boarding house to support her family.
Actual jail used by Hood County. Downstairs is a historical museum on Hood County. Hood Co. is named after
Confederate General John Bell Hood, who commanded Hood's Texas Brigade.
Did Jesse James really die in Granbury on August 15, 1951? 101 year old J. Frank Dalton claimed to be the real
Jesse James shortly before his death. A DNA test in 1995 seemed to confirm that Jesse James was killed and
buried in Missouri.
Granbury bartender John St. Helen was believed to have actually been John Wilkes Booth, who made his way to
Texas after Lincoln's assassination. Conspiracy buffs believe Lincoln's assassination was carried out by members
of his own cabinet and Booth was u
Collection of Civil War artifacts
This marker pays tribute to Major General John Bell Hood who commanded Hood's Texas Brigade and the Army
of Tennessee. Hood lost a leg and use of of an arm during the war. He died from Yellow Fever in New Orleans.
Hood County is named after him.
This museum honors veterans from all conflicts.
The South Carolina born Johnson commanded the 14th Texas Regiment that saw service on both sides of the
Misssssippi. He also supervized a blockade running system to bring in supplies for the Confederacy. He lost 2
sons during the war. Johnson County is na
Consists of a shaft atop a large public drinking basin.
Known as the Stonewall Jackson of the West, Irish born Patrick Cleburne commanded one of the best brigades in
the Confederate Army. Cleburne's brigade held off a Union assault on Missionary Ridge, buying time for the
Army of Tennessee's retreat from Chatt
Local museum that contains numerous Civil War artifacts including General Cleburne's pistol.
Watering spot for Confederate Camp Henderson. For a nickel, young boys would take water into town for
merchants to use.
Penning was a Confederate soldier. He was also a banker and farmer.
Re-enactment and education living history museum dedicated to teaching by demonstration. Upcoming events
are posted on the internet.
Confederate Lt. Col. J.F. Scurlock drove cattle from here to Southern Louisiana. He provided beef for the
Confederacy. Scurlock died in a Federal prison after being arrested.
The 1850's home of Civil War vet and banker John Wesley Smith.
Established in 1861 as a Frontier Regiment outpost. It was used to guard against Indians and Union troops.
"Bowie Pelhams" United Confederate Veterans named after John Pelham, commander of artillery for Gen. Jeb
Stewart
Established after the Civil War in memory of pioneers who battled Indians.
Established in 1873 and was the town's first permanent structure. Named after Stonewall Jackson.
Honors Parker County residents that served in the Confederate Army.
Historic trees from the Civil War
Life in Parker County During Civil War Era
Parker County sent 9 companies to the Confederacy. Local rancher John R. Baylor became the Confederate
Governor of the Arizona Territory during the New Mexico Campaign. He served in the Confederate Congress
from 1863 to 1865. The 19th Texas Cavalry of Pa
Site of a Confederate camp which used the nearby spring. Confederate veterans used the camp for their 25th
reunion.
Founded in 1856 by State Senator and Confederate soldier Jefferson Weatherford. Frontier settlers found
protection here during the war from Comanches.
Cotton grown here was used by the Confederacy to trade for arms and supplies.
Confederate Frontier Cavalry drove off a raiding party of 25 Indians that killed settler, Rigman Bryant, and a
slave. Stolen horses were recovered. Unfortunatley the slave was shot full of arrows.
Contains numerous buildings and exhibits on pioneer life including Arlington residents during the Civil War.
The theme of this amusement park are the six flags of the six countries (Spain, Mexico, France, Republic of
Texas, Confederate States of America, and U.S.A.) that ruled Texas. For four years (1861-1865), Texas was
governed by the Confederate States of Ame
William M. Rice came to Texas in 1834 where he served during the Texas Revolution and was wounded at San
Jacinto. During the Civil War, he made hats and hauled supplies for the Confederate Army. He settled in Tarrant
County in 1874 where he died.
This memorial contains the names and allegiances of 500 Civil War vets who lived, owned land, or are buried in
Northeast Tarrant County. The memorial was dedicated in 2008.
Dr. L.H. Colley served with the Union 48th Missouri Infantry as a drmmer. He moved to Texas in 1880 and settled
in the Colleyville area in 1885. He practiced medicine and conducted school trustee elections for the Pleasant
Run School District.
In 1870, former slaves Robert and Dilsie Johnson received a 40 acre tract as a wedding gift from plantation
owner Lucy Lee. Other freedman settled in the area known as Mosier Valley where a community was formed in
1883.
In 1874, a small group of former slaves met at the home of Frank Young and organized the congregation that
was originally named Oak Grove Baptist Church.
A preeminent art museum that includes works depicting events and people of the Civil War.
Erected in 1939, this monument features a Confederate private in an unofficial uniform.
The park was purchase by the United Confederate Veterans' R.E. Lee Camp in 1901. The 373 acre site with a 25
year charter was for the recreation, relief and refuge of Confederate soldiers and their families. A statewide
reunion Sept. 8-12,1903 had 3,500 a
Constructed in 1922 for Dr. George Munchus (1887-1952), the son of a former slave and a physician with the Ft.
Worth Negro Community Hospital.
Organized by Reverend A.M. Dean in a log house used by the fort's surgeon for the 2nd U.S. Army Dragoons. The
structure was also used as the first public school by Col. John Peter Smith. General R.M. Gano preached here
after the war. The founder of TCU, R
The sons of founder Joseph Addisson Clark (1815-1910) served in the Confederate Army. Addison(1842-1911)
was a Jr. 2nd Lieutenant with the 16th Texas Cavalry and Randolph (1844-1935) served in a Texas Confederate
Army Unit.
A museum dedicated to the history of Ft. Worth. It has several exhibits on Ft. Worth during the Civil War.
Texas legislator that served under General Nathan Bedford Forrest who kept Union troops bottled up at
Memphis. While scouting General Fremont's Union Army, he shattered his arm while fighting off 7 Union
troopers with a Bowie kife. He was shot 3 times an
South Carolina native, Colonel Thomas Waul (1813-1903), a signer of the 1861 Confederate Constitution, formed
Waul's Texas Legion that saw service during the Vicksburg Campaign. He led a brigade in the Red River Campaign
of 1864. Waul returned to Texas in
Established for African American children in 1883. Prior to that, Black children were taught in churches. Named
after former slave James E. Guinn who became a Chemistry Professor at Prairie View A & M.
Kentucky native John Peter Smith raised a company of Tarrant Co. men that served in Sibley's New Mexico
Campaign and helped recapture Galveston. He came to Texas in 1853.He later donated the land for John Peter
Smith Hospital and Oakwood Cemetery where he
A collection of structures relating to North Texas history 1840 - 1890. Docents perform demonstarations of early
settlers' everyday chores.
Built in the 1850's and was a haven for travellers during the Trinity River Floods. It was the home of Major
Khleber Miller Van Zandt (1839-1930). He was a merchant, lawyer, banker, state legislator (1873), and railroad
builder.
Tennessee native Van Zandt came to Texas in 1839 and was admitted to the bar in 1858. He raised a Texas Co.
for the 7th Infantry. He was captured at Ft. Donelson, TN and imprisoned at Camp Douglas in Illinois. After his
exchange he was promoted to major i
Largest civil war museum west of the Mississippi. Includes the extensive collections of Ray and Judy Richey and
the Texas Branch of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. The museum includes a large theater and
giftshop. Group fieldtrips are accomodate
North Carolina native Thomas Bailey Saunders started a cattle ranch in 1850 near Gonzales, TX. His son William
David Harris Saunders supplied beef for the Confedrate Army.
Named for the wild mustang grapes that grew profusely in the area. Missouri natives Ambrose and Susanna L.
Foster were among the first settlers in 1845. Their daughters and son-in-laws acquired land that became the
heart of Grapevine. Beef cattle was sold
Confederate General Richard M. Gano conducted a revival here in 1900.
Tennessee native William L. Hurst (1833-1922) served with the 61st Tennessee Infantry and fought at Vicksburg
until the city surrendered. He was captured in December, 1863 near Tazewell, TN and spent the remainder of
the war in military prisons in Kentuck
In 1859-1860, Julian Field (1825-1897) and Ralph Mann (1825-1906) built a three story steam powered wheat
and corn mill. The mill attracted business from as far away as San Antonio and the Indian Territory. The name
Mansfield was given to the community th
Ralph Sandiford Mann was one of the founders of Mansfield and operated a steam powered grist mill that
supplied grain to the Confederacy. After the Civil War, the mill supplied Ft. Belknap and Ft. Griffin. Mann built
the cabin in 1866 and later added bric
Illinois native Alfred M. Hightower came to Texas in 1858 and became a prominent rancher. Initially opposed to
secession, he served as a mounted rifleman in the Confederate Army and fought at the Battle of Pea Ridge.
Dedicated to the preservation of articles, homes and exhibits on early White Settlement residents. Features an
exhibit on White Settlement men who served the Confederacy during the Civil War.
Kentucky native William T. Allen (1842-1893) settled here in 1857. William served in the Confederate Army and
built the cabin after the war. The cabin was relocated to its present address in 2003.
African Americans that served in the Union Army were stationed at an outpost here after the war. The outpost
was attacked by Indians from across the Red River. Their dead were buried in a mass grave.
Features a statue dedicated to all Confederate soldiers from Wilbarger County.
1st Lt. Robert Calvin Mount of Blythe's Militia served the Confederacy. Born in Tennesse, he came to Texas in
1855. The house was built in 1874 from stones that Mount and his sons hauled from Palo Pinto County. Mount is
buried in the nearby family cemeter
Cattle trail blazed by Jesse Chisholm after the war in 1865.
Organized in 1862, it had the oldest congregation in Decatur. It served the community during the Civil War.
Former Missouri guerillas and famed outlaws Frank and Jesse James camped near here. Their campsites were
sometimes known to scattered settlers, who feared or befriended the outlaws.
Vessey was an African American slave that served as a battlefield aide to Confederate General W.L. Cabel. A
popular fiddle player, he was kidnapped by Comanches then held for ransom. Ponies were delivered to the
Comanches to obtain his release. Black sco
Tennessee pioneer, Sam Woody, built a cabin near Deep Creek in 1854. Woody helped guard the frontier
against Indian raids and served in the Confederate Army. The cabin served as a trading post where Indians
traded Buffalo robes for corn. It was also a p
Wounded twice while serving in the Confederate Army. Born in Indiana, Long served as Captain of Company A
Texas Rangers. This company was the official escort of Texas Ranger Commander Major John B. Jones in the
1870's.
County was named after Henry Wise; a Virginia senator that voted for the annexation of Texas. The 1st District
of the state militia was headquartered here. They provided protection against Indians and chased down army
deserters. 100 deserters were captur
Collection of artifacts from Civil War period. Includes a very fine horse drawn funeral carriage.
Site of reunions for Civil War vets and pioneers. Upwards of 12,000 attended, parading from the courthouse to
the camp ground. Programs included speeches, rodeos, and battle re-enactments. The 3 day reunion is the
oldest recurring public event in the coun
Town named after John Slidell who was one of the Confederate diplomats captured during the "Trent Affair."
The community supplied goods and services to nearby farmers.
North Texas Lakes Trail Region
Civil War Related Sites
Cemeteries


Cemetery                         City              County   Zone

England Community Cemetery       Seymour           Baylor    1

Oswald Cemetery                  Clifton           Bosque    3
Poston - Olde Cemetery           Valley Mills      Bosque    3

Pleasant Valley Cemetery         Buffalo Springs   Clay      1

Allen Cemetery                   Allen             Collin    2


Rowlett Creek Cemetery           Allen             Collin    2


Huson Cemetery                   Farmersville      Collin    2

Frankford Cemetery               Frankford         Collin    2
Altoga Cemetery                  McKinney          Collin    2

Bradley Cemetery                 McKinney          Collin    2




Pecan Grove Memorial Park        McKinney          Collin    2
Melissa Cemetery                 Melissa           Collin    2

Young Cemetery                   Plano             Collin    2

Manion Cemetey                   Gainesville       Cooke     1




Fairview Cemetery                Gainsville        Cooke     1

Bethel Cemetery                  Coppell           Dallas    2

Cox Cemetery                     Dallas            Dallas    2
Five Mile Cemetery         Dallas           Dallas   2

Freedman's Cemetery        Dallas           Dallas   2


Gavin Memorial Cemetery    Dallas           Dallas   2




Greenwood Cemetery         Dallas           Dallas   2


Merrell Cemetery           Dallas           Dallas   2




Pioneer Cemetery           Dallas           Dallas   2

Rylie Cemetery             Dallas           Dallas   2

Western Heights Cemetery   Dallas           Dallas   2

Keenan Cemetery            Farmers Branch   Dallas   2

Pioneer Cemetery           Garland          Dallas   2

Shady Grove Cemetery       Grand Prairie    Dallas   2


Dawdy's Ferry              Hutchins         Dallas   2
Shelton's Bear Creek Cemetery   Irving           Dallas   2

Potter Cemetery                 Mesquite         Dallas   2

Z. Motley Cemetery              Mesquite         Dallas   2

Lee Cemetery                    Seagoville       Dallas   2

Chinn's Chapel Cemetery         Copper Canyon    Denton   1

I.O.O.F Cemetery                Denton           Denton   1
Oakwood Cemetery                Denton           Denton   1

Swisher Cemetery                Lake Dallas      Denton   1

Smith Cemetery                  Lewisville       Denton   1
Bolivar Cemetery                Sanger           Denton   1

Bridges Cemetery                The Colony       Denton   1
Myrtle Cemetery                 Ennis            Ellis    3
Milford Cemetery                Milford          Ellis    3
Ovilla Cemetery                 Ovilla           Ellis    3
Richardson Cemetery             Reagor Springs   Ellis    3
Red Oak Cemetery                Red Oak          Ellis    3
Bell's Chapel Cemetery          Rockett          Ellis    3

Arledge Ridge Cemetery          Bonham           Fanin    2

Moore's Chapel Cemetery         Bonham           Fanin    2


McGraw's Chapel                 Honey Grove      Fanin    2




Oakwood Cemetery                Honey Grove      Fanin    2


Ladonia Cemetery                Ladonia          Fanin    2

Grove Hill                      Leonard          Fanin    2
Leonard Cemetery               Leonard        Fanin       2


Lindsey-Randolph Cemetery      Randolph       Fanin       2


Burns Cemetery                 Trenton        Fanin       2

Baron Cemetery                 Collinsville   Grayson     2

Coffman Cemetery               Denison        Grayson     2




Hall Cemetery                  Howe           Grayson     2


Preston Cemetery               Pottsboro      Grayson     2

Hendrix Cemetery               Sherman        Grayson     2

Hill Cemetary                  Sherman        Grayson     2

Old Cedar Community Cemetery   Sherman        Grayson     2




West Hill Cemetery             Sherman        Grayson     2

Vittitoe Cemetery              Whitewright    Grayson     2
Athens Cemetery                Athens         Henderson   3
Meredith Campground            Athens         Henderson   3

Shelby Chapel Cemetery         Athens         Henderson   3
Old Rock Hill Cemetery         Brownsboro     Henderson   3
Red Hill Cemetery              Brownsboro     Henderson   3

Cottonwood Cemetery            Eustace        Henderson   3
Clark Cemetery                 Gainesville    Henderson   3

Tool Cemetery                  Tool           Henderson   3
Whitney Memorial Park          Lake Whitney   Hill        3
Granbury Cemetery              Granbury       Hood        3
Granbury Cemetery              Granbury       Hood        3
Balch-Senterwood Cemetery      Alvarado       Johnson     3
Cleburne Memorial Park           Cleburne         Johnson    3

Grandview Cemetery               Grand View       Johnson    3
Union Hill Presbyterian Church   Joshua           Johnson    3

Hillcrest Cemetery               Fourney          Kaufman    3

Fox Cemetery                     Kaufman          Kaufman    3
Baker Cemetery                   Kemp             Kaufman    3




Oaklawn Cemetery                 Terrell          Kaufman    3

Old Cemetery of Paris            Paris            Lamar      2

Hickory Grove Cemetary           Roxton           Lamar      2
Lee Cemetery                     Roxton           Lamar      2
Brushy Cemetery                  Bowie            Montague   1


Perryman Cemetery                Forestburg       Montague   1
Montague Cemetery                Montague         Montague   1

Molsbee Chapel Cemetery          Nocona           Montague   1
Center Point Cemetery            Saint Jo         Montague   1
Grange Hall Cemetery             Barry            Navarro    3

Dresden Cemetery                 Blooming Grove   Navarro    3
Connor Cemetary                  Corsicana        Navarro    3
Modrall Memorial Park            Corsicana        Navarro    3

Oakwood Cemetery                 Corsicana        Navarro    3
Eureka Cemetery                  Eureka           Navarro    3
Long Prairie Cemetery            Kerens           Navarro    3

Rice Cemetery                    Rice             Navarro    3
Richland Cemetery                Richland         Navarro    3
Younger Cemetery                 Silver City      Navarro    3

Annetta Cemetery                 Aledo            Parker     1
Hoggard-Reynolds Cemetery        Azle             Parker     1
Goforth Graves                   Cresson          Parker     1

Lemley Cemetery                  Lemley           Parker     1
Hiner Cemetery                   Weatherford      Parker     1
Old City - Greenwood Cemetery      Weatherford         Parker      1
Spring Creek Cemetery              Weatherford         Parker      1
Zion Hill                          Weatherford         Parker      1

Ambrose Fitzgerald Cemetery        Emory               Rains       2

Mount Zion Cemetery                Fate                Rockwall    2
Chalk Mountain Cemetery            Chalk Mountain      Somervell   3

Arlington Cemetery                 Arlington           Tarrant     1

Johnson Station Cemetery           Arlington           Tarrant     1
Bedford Cemetery                   Bedford             Tarrant     1




Benbrook Cemetery                  Benbrook            Tarrant     1

Dido Cemetery                      Dido                Tarrant     1
Oakwood Cemetery                   Ft. Worth           Tarrant     1

Pioneer's Rest Cemetery            Ft. Worth           Tarrant     1

Ford Cemetery                      Grand Prairie       Tarrant     1


I.D. Parker Cemetery               Haltom City         Tarrant     1

New Trinity Cemetery               Haltom City         Tarrant     1

Bourland Cemetery                  Keller              Tarrant     1


Rodgers Cemetery                   Kennedale           Tarrant     1

Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery   Mansfield           Tarrant     1

Smithfield Cemetery                N. Richland Hills   Tarrant     1

Hood Cemetery                      Southlake           Tarrant     1

White's Chapel Cemetery            Southlake           Tarrant     1
Cox Cemetey                     Canton          Van Zandt   3

High Cemetery                   Canton          Van Zandt   3
Hillcrest Cemetery              Canton          Van Zandt   3
Morris Cemetery                 Canton          Van Zandt   3

Starr Cemetery and School       Canton          Van Zandt   3
Wesley Chapel Cemetery          Canton          Van Zandt   3

Frontier Red Hill Cemetery      Edom            Van Zandt   3

Ingram Cemetery                 Edom            Van Zandt   3

Corinth Cemetary                Grand Saline    Van Zandt   3
Creagleville                    Grand Saline    Van Zandt   3

Holly Springs Cemetery          Martin's Mill   Van Zandt   3


Tidmore Cemetery                Martin's Mill   Van Zandt   3

Jones Cemetary                  Willis Point    Van Zandt   3

New Hope Cemetary               Willis Point    Van Zandt   3
White Rose Cemetary             Willis Point    Van Zandt   3
Riverside Cemetery              Wichita Falls   Wichita     1
Rosemont Cemetery               Wichita Falls   Wichita     1

Aurora Cemetery                 Aurora          Wise        1
Deep Creek Community Cemetery   Boyd            Wise        1

Oaklawn Cemetery                Decatur         Wise        1
Preskitt Cemetery               Decatur         Wise        1

Rush Creek Cemetery             Decatur         Wise        1


Paradise Cemetery               Paradise        Wise        1
Sand Hill Cemetery              Sand Hill       Wise        1


Willow Point Cemetery           Willow Point    Wise        1
Location

FM 1790

Fm 3221
CR 3160

FM 3077

400 E. McDermott


FM 2478 (Custer Rd.)


CR 814

Briargrove Ln.
CR 912

300 Wilson Creek Pkwy.




1660 S. McDonald St.
Fannin Rd.

Ridgeview Golf Course. 2701 Ridgeview Dr.

Cooke Co.




710 Fair Ave.

601 Christi Lane

4000 Dalgree
Kiest Blvd

Lemmon Ave. at Central


3800 West N.W. Hwy.




2030 Oak Grove


4000 Merrell Rd.




Marilla and Young

Rylie between Tufts and Mulberry

1600 Ft. Worth Ave.

2600 Valley View

SH 78

Shady Grove Rd. and Hardrock Rd.


New Dawdy Ferry Rd.
1525 Hard Rock

5841 Lumley Rd.

3737 Motley Dr.

US 175 and Seagoville Rd.

Chinn Chapel Rd.

Carrol Blvd and Eagle Dr.
E. Prairie and E. Sycamore Streets

603 N. Shady Shores Rd.

328 Smith Rd.
FM 455

S. Colony Blvd.
W. Ennis Ave.
US 77
1403 Red Oak Creek DR.
US 287
SH 342
Bell's Chapel Rd. off FM 813

SH 78

FM 271


SH 34




FM 100


N. Church St.

FM 1553
Hunt St.


SH 121


SH 121

Grayson County

1000 N. Layne Dr.




3 miles west of Howe


Northwest of Pottsboro

SH 91 on Hilltop Dr.

900 W. Lamar

Campground Rd.




1304 W, Lamar

Andy Thomas Rd.
400 S. Prairieville
CR 3901

FM 1616
FM 3204
CR 3621

Eustace City
910 S. Rusk

CR 2436
Lake Whitney Dam
Moore St. and Hwy 51 North
Moore St. and Hwy. 51
205 S. Parkway
Water St. and S. Kouns St.

FM 4
FM 917 East

FM 688

CR 110
CR 4042




1001 W. Moore Ave.

5th and 6th St.

SH 137
CR 26300
FM 3043


FM 455
East of SH 175

Molsbee Chapel Rd.
US 82
FM 1290

FM 744
CR NE 0170 (private property)
N 22nd and Hackberry

North 19th St.
CR SE 3110
SH 309 and CR 3230

Rice, TX
SH 14 and Memorial Dr.
SW 3140

1283 O'Neal Ave. North
Azle
US 377

FM 920
Hiner Rd.
Front St.
FM 51
FM 2421

N. Alexander St.

FM 552
SH 67

801 Mary St.

1100 W. Mayfield
Bedford Rd. and Central Dr.




1812 Mercedes

Morris-Dido-Network Rd.
Oakwood cemetery at 700 Grand Ave.

600 Samuels Ave.

602 Fountain Parkway


1300 Cardinal Dr.

4001 NE 28th St.

Bourland Rd.


Shady Oak Dr. and Little School Rd.

Burl Rd.

Smithfield Rd and Main St.

Coventry Ln. at King's Court

FM 1709 at Pleasant Run-White's Chapel Rd.
FM 1863

CR 2520 and CR 2501
SH 19
FM 1256, Morris Cemetery Rd.

FM 1215
CR 2520

CR 4913

FM 279

FM 1255
CR 1818

CR 4403


FM 2339

Off FM 1395

CR 3415
US 80 and Post Oak Rd.
Seymour Rd.
Southwest Pkwy.

Cemetery Rd. off FM 114
CR 4227


FM 51, Preskitt Rd.

CR 2750


CR 3352
CR 4226


FM 220
Description
Several Civil War veterans are buried here, including Sgt. Thomas Fortenberry of the 21st Arkansas Infantry
Regiment.
The Clifton Family deeded the land over in 1877 for a public Cemetery. The final resting place for settlers and
Civil War veterans.
Established by John Olde Family at the death of John Olde's sister. Civil War veterans are buried there.

The community of Pleasant Valley was started after the Civil War. Number of Civil War veterans are buried here.
Established in 1884 by the International Order of the Odd Fellows. The southeast corner is a slave burial ground.
Civil War veterans are also interred here.
Inluded in 1836 land grant to Dr. Daniel Rowlett who came to Texas from Kentucky with his wife and 6 children.
Baptist Church was established on Rowlett Creek which included the cemetary. Civil War veterans are buried
here.
Family cemetary of Allen Daniel who came to Texas from Tennessee in 1847. His daughter, Tennessee P. Daniel
Huson, gave the land to the community for a community cemetary. Slaves, former slaves, and pioneer families
are buried here.
Contains grave of John T. Coit (1829-1872) who was a lawyer from South Carolina that raised a regiment in the
Dallas area. He served as colonel of the regiment.
Served the area since 1881. Confederate and Union veterans are buried here.
Part of the Ed Ward and Nancy Bradley homestead who came to Texas in the 1840's from Kentucky. Members of
the Peters Colony. The south section includes a slave graveyard.
The park is on land granted to Samuel McFarland by the Republic of Texas. Known for its grove of Pecan Trees.
Commemorates the pioneers of the area. Dr. James Webb Throckmorton (1825-1894) is one of the pioneers. He
served as a Confederate Brigadier General during the Civil War. He was later Governor of Texas (1866 -1867) and
a U.S. Congressman (1875-1888).
Confederate Captain Thomas M. Scott is buried here as well as other Civil War veterans.
Sam and Patience Young came to Collin Co. from Illinois in 1842. The cemetery was established in 1847 after
Patience died. Includes the graves of Civil War veterans.
Burial spot of Col. James Bourland who commanded the Border Regiment during the Civil War and was Provost
Marshall of Gainesville at the time of the October, 1862 hangings.

Former mayor William O. Davis is buried here. A Georgia native, he came to Texas in 1870 and served in the
Confederate Army. The cemetery began in 1854 when a tornado struck the Howe Family cabin near Gainesville.
Numerous Civil War veterans are buried here. Confederate Sgt W.H.H. Addington (1840-1862) is only Civil War
casualty buried here. He died from a wound suffered at the Battle of Chustenahlah in the Indian Territory.
Burial spot of Ohio native James Parrish who settled here in 1844 as part of the Peters Colony. He established a
home on the Elm Fork of the Trinity River which became known as the Parrish Neighborhood.
The land was set aside by Absalom Humbard (1835-1909)and his wife Mary. Humbard was wounded and
imprisoned during the Civil War. Several Civil War veterans and Dallas County pioneers are buried here.
Established in 1859 on land given by a Baptist Church (later known as 5 Mile Church). Several Confederate
veterans are buried here.
A memorial to a cemetery where former slaves were buried. Highway expansion forced the removal of the
original cemetery.
Donated by James G. Garvin (1830-1897), his wife Eliza, Colonel William L. Crawford (1841-1910), and Judge M.L.
Crawford (1839-1920). Several Civil War veterans are buried here including Colonel G. Swor (1834-1878) that
led an assault against Union forces at the Battle of Corinth.
Part of a Republic of Texas grant called the John Grigsby League given for service at the Battle of San Jacinto.
Dallas banker W.H. Gaston acquired the land in 1874 through a legal battle and founded Trinity Cemetery.
Greenwood Cemetery Association assumed operation in 1896. Many prominent Dallas citizens and Civil War
veterans are buried here. Among the veterans buried here are Major John H. Brown who commanded the 3rd
Texas Frontier District during the Civil War. He was a prominent secessionist that served in the legislature 1855 -
1857. after the War he participated in the Texas Constitutional Convention.
This cemetery was established on the 640 acres of Elder Eli Merrell (1787-1849) who was minister of a Disciples
of Christ church. Merrell's sons George and John served with the Confederate 19th Cavalry. They and other
veterans are buried here.

Burial spot of: 1) Nicholas Henry Darnell (1807-1885) who commanded the 18th Texas Cavalry. He served in the
Republic of Texas Congress,the 1845 Statehood Convention, and the 1875 Constitutional Convention. 2) Former
Dallas Mayor John McClannahan Crockett is buried here also. He opened one of the first law offices in Dallas. He
also served as a Lt. Governor of Texas for two years during the Civil War. 3) Alexander Harwood (1820-1885)
came to Dallas in 1844 from Tennessee. He was county clerk 1850-1880. and served as an assisstant to
Confederate Postmaster General John H. Reagan. Harwood represented Dallas County at 1866 State Constitution
Convention. 4) Trezevant Calhoun Hawpe (1820-1863) came to Dallas county from Tennessee in 1848. He served
as Sheiff, Justice of the Peace, and County Coroner of Dallas County. He was Colonel of the 31st Texas Cavalry in
1862 and was instrumental in the Confederate victory at Newtonia. He was stabbed to death by a friend after a
quarrel on the county courthouse steps. 5) Mississippi native John Jay Good (1827-1882) practiced law in
Alabama and came here in 1851. He was a Colonel of a Confederate Artillery Regiment and was elected Mayor of
dallas in 1880. 6) James K. Polk (1834 - 1872) was a District Attorney for Dallas in 1860. He served in the
Confederate Army and was a state senator and state constitutional delegate after the War. 7) Barton Warren
Stone (1817-1881) practiced law in Dallas. He came from Tennessee and commanded two Confederate Cavalry
regiments.
In 1878, John Armstrong Rylie donated land for a school in southeast Dallas County. The site became a cemetery
in 1889. Hartwell Bolin Cox and other Civil War veterans are buried here.
Part of the 1850's William Coombes survey. Many Dallas County pioneers and Civil War veterans are buried
here. Z.E. Coombes and W.R. Fisher set aside the land for the cemetery.
Thomas Keenan (1808-1879) came here as part of the Peters Colony in 1842. Keenan's descendents along with
several Civil War veterans are buried here.
Final resting place of numerous Civil War veterans and pioneers. This cemetery began in the churchyard of Duck
Creek Methodist Church which was organized in the 1850's.
In 1877, Louis H. Caster (1826-1908) deeded one acre for a community cemetery. Several Civil War veterans are
buried here.
Illinois native Alanson Dawdy (1826-1901) operated a ferry for crossing the Trinity River. It operated during the
War while Dawdy served in the Confederate Army. The prices were one dollar for a wagon with four animals, ten
cents for a man and horse, and five cents for one man on foot.
The land was deeded to Chilton Smith in 1851. Along with Smith came slaveholders William Haley and William
Borah before 1845. After the War, many former slaves stayed in the area. In 1879, Minnie Shelton purchased the
site for $130 and donated it for a cemetery. It holds numerous burial sites of slaves and former slaves.
John P. Potter was a pioneer of the Republic of Texas and served in the Confederate Army. He had 1,000 acres of
land and served as a Justice of the Peace. He and his children are buried here.
Zachariah Motley came to Texas in 1856 with his family and slaves. His daughter Penelope Motley McLain, wife
of Captain J.B. McLain, is buried there along with family memebers and slaves.
In 1870, Mississippi native and Confederate vet James J. Lee (1820-1901) donated land for a cemetery. Several
Civil War veterans are buried here as well as members of Lee's family.
Donated by Elisha and Mary Stowe Chinn in 1853. Features graves outlined with shells. A tradition brought to
America by slaves.
Cemetery for Lodge 82 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Denton Merchant James Smoot donated the
land a number of Civil War veterans are buried.
Confederate Col. Thomas Gynn Cosbey Davis buried here. He was a cousin of President Jefferson Davis
Land granted to H.H. Swisher, a veteran of the Texas War for Independence. Contains numerous Civil War
veterans.
Farmland sold to Masonic Lodge for a community cemetery in 1881. Former slaves of Julius Kane Fox family are
buried here in unmarked graves.
Civil War veterans as well as influenza victims are buried here.
Oldest cemetery in Denton County. Donated by W.A. Bridges family. Civil War veterans are buried here as well as
members of the Bridges family.
Deeded by W.H. Parsons in 1875. Confederate veterans buried here.
Donated by W.R. Hudson and J.M. Higgins in 1853. Civil War veterans buried there.
Established by Peters Colony in 1844. Civil War veterans buried there.
John I. Richardson of 12th Texas Cavalry buried here.
Began as the family burial ground of Abraham Kemble in 1860. Several Civil War veterans are buried there.
Named for Confederate veteran Jodie M. Bell who was buried there in 1877.
Alabama natives Joseph and William Arledge settled here in the 1850's. Used by the Arledge family and has
numerous Civil War veterans buried here.
Missouri native Alexander Moore moved to Texas with his wife Mary Jane Jones in 1857 . They are both buried
here with their descendents. Numerous Civil War veterans are buried here.
Tennessee native Ezekiel Phillips Warren oranized a Methodist congregation at his home in 1859. In 1877,
Kentucky native and Confederate vet William Bain McCraw donated the land for the church and cemetery.
Numerous Civil War veterans are buried here.
Established in 1846 and originally known as the Walcott Graveyard. Numerous Civil War veterans are buried
here. Members of the Pre Civil War slave community are buried here.Virginia native James Thomas Holt (1841-
1919) served in the Confederate Army and built Honey Grove's first public water system. He owned a store and
hotel in Mineral Wells. He invested in the Honey Grove Cotton Oil Mill and Planters National bank. He is buried
here.

Community cemetery for the Odd Fellows Fraternity and Presbyterians. Civil War vet William Lovelace Foster
(1830-1869) was pastor of the 1st Baptist Church. He is buried here along with other Civil War veterans.
Burial spot for members of Oak Hill Home Guard; a Confederate militia unit that patrolled for Indians, outlaws,
and Union troops.
Burial spot of John Cadwallader Neale who came here from Tennessee. He served with the 9th Tennessee
Cavalry before he purchased a farm in Fannin county. He was a leading businessman in the Leonard community.
Tennessee native Thomas Lindsey brought his family here in 1837. Linsey donated the land for a school and
cemetery in the 1840's. One of Lindsey's slaves was the first buried here. Several slaves and Civil War veterans
are buried here.
Tennessee native William Boyd Burns (1821-1907) built a log cabin at this site. Among Civil War veterans that
are buried here are Dr. W.C. Holmes who fought at Shiloh and John W. Connelly a former teacher in the Indian
Territory.
Named after John Barron who came from Virginia in 1870. Barron and fellow Civil War vet William Jenkins are
buried here. Barron gave land for a church-school building and community cemetery.
David Harman Coffman of Poindexter's Missouri Cavalry Regiment came here after War and donated land for
community cemetery. Adjoining land used for the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.
Burial spot of William Whitley Wheat and his wife Cynthia who moved to Texas from Alabama in 1842. Settled in
Petters Colony. Wheat served as a county commissioner and was the first president of the Old Settlers
Association of North Texas that worked to ease tensions after the Civil War. Anderson White deeded 2 acres in
1859 for the public cemetery. Number of Civil War veterans are buried here.
Confederate Colonel George R. Reeves of 11th Texas cavalry is buried here. The Tennessee native was a county
tax collector, sheriff, and state representative before the War. He participated at Chickamauga and the Atlanta
Campaign. He served as Speaker of the House after the War.
Burial and first camp of John and Ruth Hendrix who came to Texas in 1846 from North Carolina. Numerous slave
burial sites are located here.
Burial spot of Confederate Captain John Henry Le Tellier of the 24th Virginia Infantry, Army of Northern Virginia.
Beloved teacher of Sherman Private School.
Harsh pioneer life led to the establishment of this cemetery in 1848 for Grayson Co. pioneers. Plots were free.
One Union and 18 Confederate veterans are buried here.
Burial spot of Jesse P. Loving (1836-1919) who served with the 34th Texas Cavalry. He was County Treasurer and
State Representative from Grayson County. Helped establish the Old Settlers Association of Grayson County.
Rev. John Sillman Moore is buried here. Wounded three times during his service with the Confederacy. Pastored
Presbyterian Churches in Tyler, McKinney and Sherman. He died in1903.
Began as a family cemetery for Samuel and Ellen Vittitoe who settled here in 1852. Numerous Civil War veterans
buried here in 700 grave cemetrey.
In service since 1857. Numerous Civil War veterans and pioneers are buried here.
An open-air tabernacle for 2,000 people. Eventually became a cemetery for Civil War veterans.
North Carolina native James Madison Shelby (1814-1989) established the Presbyterian Church and cemetery. A
number of Confederate soldiers are buried here.
Consists of one acre of land. Number of Confederate Texas troopers and early settlers are buried here.
Originally a camp meeting site for the Red Hill Methodist Church. Numerous Civil War veterans buried here.

Numerous Civil War veterans buried here. Donated by William Hugh Graham who had his family cemetery here.
Grave of "Great Hanging" victim located here. Call ahead to visit grave.
Contains graves of father and son Texas Rangers. Durham Avant served in the 15th Texas Cavalry. His son
William served in the 46th Alabama Infantry Regiment.
Consolidation of 6 Cemeteries because of 1950 construction of Lake Whitney Dam.
Resting place of Brigadier General Hiram Granbury and family.
General Granbury and his family are buried here along with numerous Confederate and Union veterans.
Est in 1856 for African American slaves. Also called Alvarado "Colored Cemetery."
Union and Confederate veterans buried here. In 1894, C.Y and Ann Kouns donated land for a Confederate Park.
The intent was to have the roads cut through the park and shape it into the confederate flag.
Civil War veterans buried there. Part of 1,400 acres purchased by James F. Scurlock then sold to Town of
Grandview.
Established in 1850 for cotton farming community. Civil War veterans buried there.
Fourney was originally a railroad town and the cemetery was set aside for the entire community. $^ Civil War
veterans are buried here.
Burial spot of Captain Israel Baker that helped write Texas Constitution. Served with the Texas 3rs Cavalry, Co. G.
during the War.
Family cemetery of John and Eliza Baker. Several Civil War veterans are buried here.
Tennessee native and surveyor Robert Terrell is buried here. He served with the 33rd Texas Cavalry Co. K. The
City of Terrell was plotted on the land he surveyed. General John Summerfield Griffith (1829 - 1901) is buried
here also. He commanded the 6th Texas Cavalry and saw action at Chustenahalah, Indian Territory, Pea Ridge
and Holly Springs. Came to Texas in 1839 and was a rancher, cotton farmer and businessman.
Located on land owned by George Washington Wright (1809-1877) who founded Paris. Honors members of the
9th Texas that died in a measles epidemic.
Hickory Grove Methodist Episcopal Church was established here in 1852. Includes 1,000 graves. Numerous Civil
War veterans are buried here.
Family cemetery of Lee J. Lee Family that was from Virginia. Numerous Civil War veterans are buried here.
Settlement of area started after Civil War. Numerous Civil War veterans buried here.

In 1883, Levi Perryman purchased the cemetery land for Montague County. He was a sheriff of Forestburg and
served with the 31st Texas Cavalry. Dory Booher and Benjamin Stead of the 14th Texas Cavalry are buried there.
Used during the Civil War. Texas Rangers and Civil War veterans are buried here.
Started by Rev. Abraham Molsbee ans his wife Susan who came to Texas from Tennessee. John P. Watson of
43rd Georgia and Fulton Loe Jr. of 28th Louisiana are buried here. Both were civic leaders of Nocona.
Site of Baptist Church built there in the late 1800's. Several Civil War veterans buried here.
Used by pioneers from Meridian, MS that settled nearby in 1870. Numerous Civil War veterans buried here.
Located near Indian Trading Post. Named after Dr. W.S Robinson, the town's first doctor, and Jacob hartzell, the
owner of the trading post. Established in 1841.
Named after Thomas Conner who settled here in 1856 from Illinois.
Deeded on April 12, 1865 by Col. Roger Q. Mills C.S.A. Several Civil War veterans buried there.

Oldest cemetery in Navarro County and resting place of numerous prominent Civil War veterans and pioneers.
Began in 1840. Numerous Civil War veterans buried there.
Civil War veterans buried there. Site incudes Long Prairie School and Long Prairie Methodist Church.
Named after William M. Rice, the founder of Rice University. He donated 5,000 acres for the town. Numerous
Civil War veterans are buried here.
Provided by the estate of William Marsh Rice. Civil War veterans buried there.
Originally a family cemetery of Jane and Alexander Younger. Numerous Civil War veterans are buried there.
Burial spot of A.B. Fraser, a Confederate soldier who went into exile in the Honduras after the War for 5 to 6
years.
Confederate widow Sarah Hoggard gave a plot from her family site to bury the child of former slaves.
John Goforth of 15th Texas Cavalry is buried here.
Used by members of the pioneer Lemley Family since the mid 1850's. Five Civil War veterans and early pioneers
are buried here.
Established in 1872. Seven Civil War veterans are buried here.
Boze Ikard, a former slave from Mississippi, was killed by Indians on Charles Goodnight's cattle drive to Colorado.
Goodnight and his son brought his body back over 600 miles to be buried here. S.W.T. Lanham, the last
Confederate veteran Texas Governor is buried here. The largest number of Civil War soldiers in Parker County
are buried here also.
Burial site of many Confederate veterans from S. Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, and Texas units.
Eight Civil War veterans buried here.
Ambrose Fitzgerald served the Confederacy and settled here in 1846. Served as district clerk, county clerk and
Baptist Preacher in Rains County. Baptized James Hogg who later became a noted governor.
Established on property of John and Martha Dewees who migrated here from Indiana in 1856. Cemetery
included a log schoolhouse and church. Numerous Civil War veterans buried here.
Deeded over to county by Confederate veteran Hiram B. Rodgers. Civil War vetetrans buried there.
Encompasses more than 10 acres of land. Includes the Old Arlington Cemetery, W.W.McNatt Cemetery, Masonic
Cemetery, and Old City Cemetery.
Established in 1840 as a ranger station and trading post. Numerous Civil War veterans and Tarrant co. pioneers
are buried here.
Burial site of 19 Civil War veterans and pioneers of Tarrant Co.

Burial spot of James M. Benbrook who settled here in 1876 after the War. The town was then called Merecedes.
He served with the 40th Illinois Infantry that was assigned to the Union Army of the Tennessee. He was wounded
in the hip and spent six years on crutches. He baecame a prominent landowner and helped bring the Texas and
Pacific Railway line through Merecedes. The town was renamed Benbrook in his honor.
Dempsey S. Holt donated 30 acres for this cemetery in 1887. Dr Isaac L. Van Zandt, a Confederate vet, donated
additional land. Several Civil War veterans are buried here.
Burial spot of General Thomas Waul and John Peter Smith.
Dr. Adolphus Gouhenant set aside a 3 acre burial site when his friend Major Ripley A. Arnold lost two children in
1850. Many pioneers are buried here along with 75 Civil War veterans.
Kentucky native Pinkney Harold Ford (1831-1901) came to Texas in 1855 and seved with a Texas Confederate
Cavalry unit. He purchased the property in 1879 for use as a community cemetery.
During the Civil War, Isaac Duke Parker (1821-1902) served as a Tarrant County Commissioner before enlisting in
the Confederate Army. He assumed ownership of this cemetery and donated the eastern half as a public
cemetery. He settled near this site in 1853.
After Reverand Greene Fretwell, a former slave, died in 1886. His widow Frances purchased 2 acres for a church
and cemetery for African Americans in Haltom City.
North Carolina, Civil War vet, and Primitive Baptist Preacher Aurelius Delphus Bourland settled here in 1873. He
used this site as a family cemetery until 1899 when he donated 2.5 acres for a public burial ground.
Georgia native Thomas F. Rodgers (1835-1906) came to Texas from Kansas in the late 1850's. He served in the
Confederate Army and became one of Kennedale's leading landowners. Part of his land was set aside for this
cemetery. He was a successful farmer and stock raiser.
First used after the Civil War and includes Civil War veterans. Victims of the 1918 influenza epidemic are buried
here also.
Missouri native Eli Smith (1848-1879) came to Texas in 1859. He donated part of his farm for the cemetery in
1870. Confederate and Union veterans are both buried here.
Established on the farm of Peter's Colonist and Missouri native Thomas M. Hood (1823-1859). Several Civil War
veterans are buried here.
This cemetery began in 1851 with the burial of a child from a wagon train. Numerous early pioneers and Civil
War veterans are buried here.
Rober K. Gibbs settled in area in 1850's. The buried their infant daughter at the cemetery. Includes numerous
slave burial sites.
Samuel A. High (1809-1894) was the 1st landowner in area and donated the land for the cemetery. Numerous
Civil War are buried here.
Van Zandt County pioneers and Civil War veterans are buried here.
Burial sites of pioneers that died during epidemics and Civil War veterans.
James F. Starr donated land for a schoolhouse here in 1886. Confederate vet Joseph Staley and othe Civil War
veterans are buried here.
Watkins community settled in the mid-1800's. The graveyard contains Civil War veterans among 400 graves.
Among 188 grave, 6 Civil War veterans are buried here. Included are Samuel Murphy, David Tumlinson, Robert
Boykin,Thomas Piles, F.M. Shirley and Robert Beam.
Stephen Ingram moved to Van Zandt County in 1850. He was buried first at this site along with his 2 sons who
were Civil War veterans.
Deeded in 1886 by James Richardson whose land grant the town was developed on. Renowned pilot Wiley Post
is buried here along with 6 Civil War veterans.
Creagleville was settled in the 1840's. 50 Civil War veterans are buried here along with early pioneers.
Donated in 1860 by Robert K. Gibbs for the Holly Springs Methodist Episcopal Church South. Original pioneers of
Martin's Mill and Civil War veterans are buried here.
Levi collins purchased the land from pioneer L.H. Hobbs who settled here in 1850. Collins buried his son in law
John Tidmore who died of disease during the War. His wife Marta Elizabeth is buried next to him alon with 12
Civil War veterans.
Started in 1870's for Van Zandt County pioneers. Sgt M.M. (Mike) Robinett (1842-1900)of 10th Texas Cavalry
Co. H is buried here.
Set aside by William James (1804-1875). Four Confederate veterans that were at Appamatox are buried here.
They include D.G. Baker, W.N. Canant, J.T. Ellis, and A.M. Fears.
Established in 1870. Number of Civil War veterans are buried here.
87 Confederate veterans buried here including the sister of Jesse James, Susan Parmer.
7 Confederate veterans are buried here.
Confederate vet, Finis Dudley Beauchamp, from Mississippi donated the 3 acre site. Beauchamp and other Civil
War veterans are buried here.
Along with early frontier settlers of Wise County, several Civil War veterans are buried here.
Randolph "Uncle Ram" Vesey, popular fiddler and aide to Confederate General William Lewis Cabel is buried
here. Born a slave near Savannah, GA.
Union Army vet and school trustee James W. Haynes is buried here along with other Civil War veterans.
110 graves in which half belong to people under the age of 20. Victims of disease. Numerous Civil War veterans
buried there also.
Includes grave of Dr. M.W. Matthews who was born in Kentucky and was an army surgeon during the Texas
Revolution. He treated Sam Houston's wound at the Battle of San Jacinto. A firm Unionist during the Civil War,
he escaped being hanged by Confederate vigilantes.
Meeting spot for pioneers because of the spring. Numerous gravesites of pioneers and Civil War veterans.

Cemetery was founded when Samuel G. Evitts allowed Anna M. English to be buried on land he owned in 1882.
The cemetery became a free cost community cemetery where pioneers and Civil War veterans are buried.

								
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