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Old Fort Davis Monument in the Jeff Davis County Courthouse grounds

Description: OLD FORT DAVIS C.S.A. CONFEDERATE SUPPLY POINT AND FRONTIER OUTPOST ON GREAT MILITARY ROAD FROM SAN ANTONIO TO EL PASO 1861-62. AFTER SURRENDERED BY U.S.ARMY, OCCUPIED BY DETACHMENT 2ND TEXAS MOUNTED RIFLES. APACHES AMBUSHED PATROL FROM FORT UNDER LT.MAYS IN BIG BEND AREA AUGUST 1861. USED BY TEXAS CONFEDERATE TROOPS EN ROUTE TO AND FROM NEW MEXICO-ARIZONA COMPAIGN TO STOP FLOW OF GOLD TO NORTH AND GAIN ACCESS TO PACIFIC. TWO CANNONS BURIED NEARBY ON RETURN HAVE NEWER BEEN FOUND OCCUPIED BRIEELY CALIFORNIA UNION CAVALRY. AUGUST 1862. A MEMORIAL TO TEXANS WHO SERVED THE CONFEDERACY RECTED BY THE STATE OF TEXAS 1963
Date: August 5, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

War memorial - Mitchell County

Description: MAURIECE R MACKEY NAT. L. MANN JACK McDOWELL BOBBY C. MILLER WILLIAM A. MOHLER WYATT B. MOORE LYNN R. MORRISON ROBERT H. MOSER JAMES E. NUNN VIVIAN PHILLIPS EVERETT A. POND RAYMOND E. PRICE JACK A. REID OREN M. RICHARDSON ANDREW B. ROBERTSON, JR. VAN C. SAWYER CURTIC SCOTT CORKEY SHEPPARD DON K. SHEPPARD PAUL F. STEADMAN HOMER M. TILLER HIRAM W. VENUS WELDON W. WARE PERCY C. WHITLOCK WALTER W. WILSON, JR. LESLIE WOOD JACKSON H. WYATT WILSON WYATT KEREAN CONFLICT AUBREY LEE BENSON VIETNAM CONFLICT ROBERT W. COOPER ROBERT O. DAVIS RICHARD KAYSER GERALD H. MARTIN MANUEL G. MARTINEZ RALPH M. SMITH GLENN STANDEFER
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Mitchell County monument on courthouse grounds

Description: Mitchell County settled after Indians left Texas in 1875, one of 128 counties created (Aug. 21, 1876) from Bexar Territory covering west Texas to the panhandle and El Paso. Named for Mitchell brothers, Asa and Eli, Texas war for independence veterans. Organized Jan. 10, 1881, when the railroad came, making county seat Colorado City west Texas "mother city" and first boom town. Oil, sheep and cattle ranching center, historic sites include Comanche Indian Village, Seven Wells, Last Buffalo Watering Hole, annual events: Colorado City Frontier Roundup and Tumbleweed Festival. (1965)
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Reeves County WWII memorial

Description: DEDICATED TO THE ETERNAL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF REEVES COUNTY WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1941-1945. ACOSTA, PASOUAL E KEHOE, GEORGE F. ALEXANDER, ROBERT LEE LARA, JUAN BAKER, ROBERT ORA MORA, BERNARDIAO D. BERKSTRESSER, GEORGE B. OLGUIN, FRANCISCO A. CHAVEZ, FRUTOSA R. ORTEGA FRANCISCO C. COPE, HORACE LEE POWERS, JIM CURTIS, HENRY HARDIN, JR. ROMERO, JOSE C. DIAZ, BONAFACIO SCOTT, C.W. DIAZ, JOSE SUBIA, FERNANDO M. DURDIN, M.A. URTADO, FRANK F. FLOYD, ANGUS PAUL VALENCIA, SANCHEZ R. HLREDIA, CATARINO M. VILLALOBOS, ROGELIO B. HILL, JOE DELBERT WILLIAMS, CHARLES, JR. THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD: AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM, NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN. AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.
Date: August 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Reeves County memorial to the dead of Korean and Vietnam wars

Description: Memorial says: "Dedicated to the eternal memory of the men of Reeves County and Barstow. Who gave their lives Korean Conflict Reeves County Ruben J. Gomez MIA 11-2-50 Thomas R. Russell 11-4-51 Walter L. Hood MIA -51 Viet Nam Conflict Reeves County Larry A. Bradley 1-7-70 William M. Harrison 2-6-69 Otha Weldon Exum 2-8-68 Richard L. Henry 6-24-69 Manuel M. Gonzales 12-10-67 Joe M. Juarez 12-10-68 Ernesto S. Perea 3-26-68 Barstow Jose Renteria Diaz 4-12-69 Emilio Gamboa Garcia 1-23-68 John F. Hummel MIA 3-6-71 "Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends."
Date: August 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Texas & Pacific Railway Depot plaque, Baird

Description: TEXAS HISTORICAL COMMISSION TEXAS OFFICIAL HISTORICAL MEDALLION TEXAS & PACIFIC RAILWAY DEPOT IN 1881, THE FIRST STORY OF THIS BRICK DEPOT WAS BUILT AS A STATION FOR THE TEXAS & PACIFIC RAILWAY. TWO YEARS LATER, A SECOND FLOOR WS ADDED TO THE STRUCTURE, AND THE NEW RAILROAD TOWN OF BAIRD WAS CHOSEN CALLAHAN COUNTY SEAT. THE RENAISSANCE REVIVAL DEPOT, WHICH FEATURES DECORATIVE BRICKWORK, WAS USED BY THE RAILROAD UNTIL 1977. ITS PRESENCE IS A REMINDER OF THE TOWN'S IMPORTANCE AS A SHIPPING POINT FOR THE T&P RAILWAY FOR OVER 60 YEARS. RECORDED TEXAS HISTORIC LANDMARK - 1985
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

WW II Memorial plaque, Taylor County

Description: American ex-Prisoners of War Non Solum Armis honoring E battery lost battalion WWII 131st field artillery 2nd BN mobilized at Abilene, Texas, 25 November 1940. Captured by the Japanese forces, 10 March, 1942. Liberated, 18 September 1945. Battery Officers T. A. Dodson, Capt. H. G. Allen, 1st. LT. W. R. Slone, 1st. LT. M. A. Straughan, 2nd. LT. Sergeants F. F. Gilliam, 1st. Sgt. A. B. Cumberledge J. G. Fender F. Fujita D. N. Heleman * G. B. Killian B. W. Robertson N. W. Rogers H. R. Spalding R. H. White D. A. Williams O. B. Williams Corporals R. R. Choate C. J. Eaton P. G. Gosler N. O. F. Kalich * B. C. Keith C. T. Minshew H. B. Plant C. F. Powers C. J. Preslar A. N. Winn R. A. Wuest Privates 1st. class U. M. Carter R. G. Cook J. B. Croft J. S. Davis P. Evans T. C. Gilbreth H. E. Hanks J. N. Holder T. E. Lawson * G. W. Lynn J. G. Martinez W. F. Matthews E. W. Miller V. E. Morrison O. C. Mygland C. J. Shelton M. M. Snelling P. D. Stein R. L. Stubbs C. L. Tucker W. A. Visage M. D. Woodall D. C. Woods T. B. Woody Privates E. D. Adams J. Aleman C. E. Barker O. Campbell J. P. Campbell F. P. Ciplinski C. C. Clements E. L. Costlow F. Cuellar E. L. Donaho T. N. Drake W. L. Farmer J. W. Farrar C. C. Garcia H. A. Garland G. Gonos L. Hargett A. Hernandez * T. Hinton H. L. Holder C. D. Lofley A. W. Martin R. P. Martinez D. G. Mayo R. W. Mcmahan * J. P. Mendoza R. N. Moses C. O. Noddin L. O. Norris L. H. Ortiz F. T. Perez W. J. Robinson …
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

War memorial - Callahan County

Description: ROY L. JOBE TEXAS THOL KENT ROY B. KENDRICK ADRIAN KIRKPATRICK GORDON U. LAWRENCE LUTHER C. MARTIN LEONARD WEATHERS McINTOSH MORRIS A. MILSTEAD JAMES C. MONROE ROBERT NEPVEU DUB NEEL HOMER NEITHERCUTT FLOYD E. NEWTON WAYLAND E. NORWOOD BILL D. ODOM ARTHUR A. PARISHER MARSHALL PHILLIPS MARBY L. POTTER BOBBY PYLE BOBBY JOE PURVIS JOHN ELMER RAY JAMES L. RAWSON JOE B. ROSS WILLIARD RUTLEDGE CARL L. SHIPP W. M. (MUTT) SLAUGHTER MARVIN RAY SMITH DEWARD SMITH JACK P. SHRADER RUFUS C. SHRUM EVERETT NEIL STRAHAN RAY B. STEPHENS ALTON R. STALLINGS SIDNEY R. TEAGUE RAYMOND C. TENNISON ROBERT WALLS ALTON V. WATSON THOMAS R. WARREN CLARENCE A. WAGGONER ODELL R. WEBB MEREL LEE WHITE MYER R. WINKLEMAN EUGENE M. YOUNG ROBERT F. YOUNG NICK YOUNG HENRY F. MARTIN WYLIE R. GREEN KOREAN CONFLICT BILLY WAYNE COX JAMES K. DAMON ARCHIE PARISHER ELVIE P. REED
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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