The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 65, July 1961 - April, 1962 Page: 86
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
fer. You are right when you assert that 'the most violent opposition is
from those who know nothing whatever, about the order.'
T. S. Cook, Esq., La Grange.-Have forwarded your communica-
tion to the President of the Legion. You are doing us good service
with your pen. The South may rely on the K.G.C. in any emergency.
Samuel Mather, Gabriel Mills.-Please write to Headquarters at
your earliest convenience.
Col. Jno. J. Cook, Montgomery, Ala.-General Bickley was at
Marshall, Texas, on the loth. In case of a demand for troops on the
part of the South, the services of the K.G.C. will be tendered.
Report to Headquarters.-Capt. James Guest, of Boonville; Capt.
T. B. Haynes, of Independence; Capt. Jno. Winston, of Caldwell,
and other Commandants of K.G.C. Castles, who have not reported
to Headquarters will please do so immediately.
By order. CHAS. BICKLEY,
Charles Bickley to Editor of the Telegraph"
Headquarters American Legion
San Antonio, Texas, Dec. 7, 186o.
E. H. Cushing, Esq.,-Dear Sir:-I am constantly in receipt of
letters from members of the K.G.C. organization asking for Degree
Works to supply new Castles.
To meet the demand I have had a new lot printed in this city,
and will hereafter be prepared to furnish them at $5 per set, in-
cluding Works for Ist and 2nd Degree Cards.
Castles have recently been established at Helena, (Capt. John
Littleton,) and at Seguin. CHARLES BICKLEY, K.G.C.
Maj. Ky. Regt. and Aid-de-Camp.
Charles Bickley to Editor of the Telegraph2
Columbus, Texas, Dec. 25th, '6o.
Editor Telegraph:-I beg to report the following castles, K.G.C.,
as having been organized since my last communication. Seguin, J.
Wright; Gonzales, A. D. Harris; Columbus, Prof H. A. Tatum; Eagle
Lake, I. J. Frazar; Alleyton, Jno. K. Hanks. I have addressed the
citizens at the above named places, and I think, satisfied them that
the K.G.C. is a truly Southern institution, looking to the general good
of our section of the late United States. I shall return immediately
to San Antonio where all letters should be directed in order to
receive a prompt reply. Very truly yours 8cc,
CHARLES BICKLEY, K.G.C.
Maj. Ky. Regt. and Aid de Camp.
llIbid., December 18, i86o.
12Ibid., January 1, 1861.
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