Memorial for George Reeves, on Reeves County Courthouse grounds

Description:

Photograph of a memorial plaque for George Reeves on Reeves County Courthouse grounds. It reads: "County named for Texas Confederate George R. Reeves (1826 - 1882). Organized, captained company in 11th Texas Cavalry start Civil War. Served in Arkansas, Indian Territory, Kentucky. Invasion of 1862 assigned to Wheeler's Cavalry in Tennessee. Promoted Colonel and command of 11th Cavalry 1863. Led regiment Chickamauga in 1864, fought in 100-day Atlanta campaign, guerilla warfare against Sherman's march to the sea. In battle at Savannah in 1865. Participated Carolinas campaign. A memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy. Erected by the State of Texas, 1963."

Creator(s): Belden, Dreanna L.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Reeves County - Pecos
Creation Date: August 6, 2005
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries
Collection(s):
Photographing Texas
Usage:
Total Uses: 212
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 6, 2005
  • Digitized: August 12, 2005
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Reeves County - Pecos
Coordinates
31.4246625826, -103.49483484
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
August 6, 2005
Description:

Photograph of a memorial plaque for George Reeves on Reeves County Courthouse grounds. It reads: "County named for Texas Confederate George R. Reeves (1826 - 1882). Organized, captained company in 11th Texas Cavalry start Civil War. Served in Arkansas, Indian Territory, Kentucky. Invasion of 1862 assigned to Wheeler's Cavalry in Tennessee. Promoted Colonel and command of 11th Cavalry 1863. Led regiment Chickamauga in 1864, fought in 100-day Atlanta campaign, guerilla warfare against Sherman's march to the sea. In battle at Savannah in 1865. Participated Carolinas campaign. A memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy. Erected by the State of Texas, 1963."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Confederate States of America
Partner:
UNT Libraries
Collection:
Photographing Texas
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: dscn1290
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth5351
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Points
31.4246625826, -103.49483484
Memorial for George Reeves, on Reeves County Courthouse grounds

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