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."
Date: August 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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