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UPCOMING EVENTS

Please be sure to get on the e-mail list to receive updates on these and other events and projects by contacting President Martha Hartzog.

  • Plowshares into Swords: Hood's Texas Brigade in 1862 -- a Legend is Born. Join us for two exciting events October 26-27, as we trace the history of Hood's Texas Brigade --the year it made its reputation. Friday evening we will tour the Texas Military Forces Museum at Camp Mabry in Austin, have supper, and hear the incomparable Susannah Ural as she draws from her extensive store of letters and diaries from the soldiers of Hood’s Texas Brigade. On Saturday, four outstanding scholars will cover the major battles and discuss the brigade leadership. Come hear Jack Waugh, Dr. Richard McCaslin, Dr. Danny Davis, and Rick Eiserman. Click for details.

  • Dedication for the Gaines' Mill Monument, May 15, 2012. Over 200 folks attending this grand dedication which included a keynote speech by Dr. Gary Gallagher, a tour by Robert E. L. Krick, and ceremony coordinated by the William Latanté Camp, SCV, Virginia. For a fuller report, click here.

  • Gaines Mill Monument to Hood’s Texas Brigade. We are working with the Texas Historical Commission to erect a battlefield monument to the brave men of the 1st, 4th, 5th Texas, Hampton’s South Carolina Legion, and the 18th Georgia.

EVENT HISTORY

HTBAR Muster
June 12, 2010 in San Antonio.

Features a tour of the Confederate Cemetery, plus a lunch and meeting at The Bright Shawl. This was the home of Dr. C.E.R. King, a Confederate officer and was designed by Texas architect, Alfred Giles. The program will include a tour of the home, a talk on Dr. King and Giles and a presentation on Chaplain Davis, a 4th Texas Chaplain for whom there is a collection of materials at Trinity University.

statue“Monuments and Memory”: Centennial Rededication of Hood’s Brigade Monument and Annual Symposium October 15-16, 2010 in Austin.

Vicksburg: The Fatal Fulcrum
November 20-21, 2009 • Buffalo Gap Historic Village & McMurry University, Abilene, Texas

Ed BearssFeatured speaker: Ed Bearss, Historian Emeritus of the National Park Service and Speaker Extraordinaire; Charles Grear, Department of History, Prairie View A&M University; Susannah Ural, Department of History, University of Southern Mississippi; Dale K. Phillips, George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, Vincennes, IN; and Richard Lowe, Department of History, North Texas University.

June 6th, 2009
HTBAR Muster at the Texas Collection, Baylor University, Waco, Texas
Program: The Frank B. Chilton Collection

Texas in the War 1861-1865
A Seminar
Saturday, November 1, 1008
9 am to 4:30 pm • Austin, Texas
Co-Sponsored by Hood’s Texas Brigade Association, Re-Activated and The Save TexasHistory Program of the Texas General Land Office.

HTBAR Muster: April 12, 2008
Place: Texas Civil War Museum in Fort Worth, Texas.
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Program: A presentation on the museum’s collections, with emphasis on Hood’s Texas Brigade and a tour of the museum. The Texas Division, UDC’s Hood’s Brigade Flag will be shown.

For more information on this meeting, contact President Martha Hartzog

 

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