An interesting Read

Agreements for the naming of Fort Hood to the Residents of all the Families of the Confederate Soldiers who lived at Land confiscated by the Union to create FORT HOOD HAVE BEEN BROKEN! LIKE ALL AGREEMENTS! Made with the Federalists.

Our 1800s Family Farm House during the Civil War and on what is now Fort Hood. It’s long gone now…but I cannot not remember the Talk about Fort Hood and the Lies they told our Family.

The numbering on this picture starts on the bottom left hand corner and goes to the right. The second row starts on the right and goes to the left, 3rd starts on left and goes to the right. It becomes confusing when you get to those sitting on the steps, as in some places there are 6 rows. In hopes that it helps some, the men on the far left, front to back are #1, #46, #47, #99, and the man at the back has no apparent #. The right side, the man in front is #29, the one behind him is #30, the one behind him is #31, then #127 and the one behind him is #126. Some have apparently not been numbered.

1. S. J. Nettles; 2. M.A.Bland; 3. B.P. ?; 4. ? Worthington; 5. ?; 6. B.T. Blacklock; 7. T.G.Ross; 8. J.S.Holt; 9. ? White; 10. Master Parker White(child); 11. C.C.Moore; 12. W.H. Morgan; 13. Jno. P. Kendrick; 14. J.R.Brown; 15. Dr.W.E.Brown; 16. J.C.Jones; 17. Jno. H. Wigington; 18. G. M. Sargent; 19. W.T.Priddy; 20. W. N. Bates; 21. ? ; 22. Chas. Hodges; 23. J.W.Lewis; 24. J. C. Chambers; 25. O.J.Wollard; 26. Master Wollard (child); 27. ? ; 28. ? McCorkle; 29. V.F.Roper; 30. S.W.Fletcher; 31. J.E.Gober; 32. Frank Martin; 33. J.C.Newsome; 34. J.W.Gideon; 35. J.M.Robinson; 36. D.R.La…?; 37. H.L.Stevenson; 38. S.A.Peeler; 39. Jno. T. Grant; 40. ? McMinn; 41. J.K.P.Yeary; 42. F.M.Jones; 43. R.L. Suggs; 44. E.L.Lawrence; 45. ?; 46. J.M. Brown; 47. A.F.Smith; 48. J.C.Harper; 49. ? Moore; 50. J.M.Shults; 51. Jno. Lane; 52. S.J.Parks; 53. A.D.Dickson; 54. H.C.McDaniels; 55. Joe Cox; 56. ? Jackson; 57. Tom Scott; 58. J.W.Sherrill; 59. A.J.Bone; 60. D.R.Franks; 61. ? Osborne; 62. B.M.Wolf; 63. ? Herrington; 64. Jas. Dickey; 65. ?; 66. Jno D. Morgan; 67. R.E.Gaston 68. B.F.Courtney 69. B.W.Honeycut 70. Jno. Schley 71. ? ; 72. U.Everetts; 73. ?; 74. Henry Mayberry; 75. J. H. Jones; 76. N. Beaver; 77. ?; 78. S.J.Pearson; 79. E.N. Newton; 80. W.A.Barefoot; 81. ?; 82. A.D.George; 83. J.E. Stockburger; 84. W.F.Routh; 85. Curtis Greene; 86. W.H.Hawkins; 87. W.A.McBeth; 88. Jas. Scott; 89. A.H. Gregory; 90. N.R.Altum; 91. E.R.Biddy; 92. R.J.Glass; 93. J. H. Kimbrough; 94. W.P. Stovall; 95. J.L.McNeil; 96. R.H. Washburn; 97. ? Dodd; 98. Henry White; 99. I. C. Puckett; 100. ? Bray; 101. Jim Sargent; 102. J.M.Savil; 103. J.P.Cox; 104. W.R.Robinson; 105. Joe Troller; 106. J.F.Smith; 107. T.J.Stephenson; 108. M.E.Dyson; 109. T.T.Crow; 110. E. Barr; 111. S.A.Hood; 112. Geo T. Moore; 113. R. Price; 114. W.J. Barkley; 115. Dave Russell; 116. F.O. Bertrand; 117. J.R. Bertrand; 118. B.F.Miller; 119. R.E.Lovejoy; 120. H.C.Thomas; 121. A.R.Allen; 122. Jim Autrey; 123. R.B.Ash; 124. G.J.Joiner; 125. R.Bass; 126. G. Cummins; 127. Henry Franks.


We’re a band of brothersnative of the soil
Fighting for our liberty, with treasure, blood, and toil.
When first our rights were threatened, and the cry rose near and far
We raised up high the Bonnie Blue Flag that bears a single star!

Hurrah! Hurrah!
For Southern rights, hurrah!
Hurrah for the Bonnie Blue Flag that bears a single star!

As long as the Union was faithful to her trust
Like friends and like brethren, kind were we, and just
But now, when Northern treachery attempts our rights to mar
We hoist on high the Bonnie Blue Flag that bears a single star.


First gallant South Carolina came nobly to the stand
Then came Alabama and took her by the hand
Quickly, followed MississippiGeorgia, and Florida
All raised on high the Bonnie Blue Flag that bears a single star.


Ye men of valor gather round the banner of the right
Texas and fair Louisiana join us in the fight
Davis, for a President, and Stephens statesmen rare
Now rally round the Bonnie Blue Flag that bears a single star.


Now here’s to brave Virginia, the Old Dominion State,
With the young Confederacy at last has sealed her fate,
And spurred by her example, now other states prepare
To hoist high the Bonnie Blue Flag that bears a single star.

Now here’s to Virginia, the Old Dominion State,
Who with the young Confederacy at length has linked her fate.
Impelled by her example, let other states prepare
To hoist high the Bonnie Blue Flag that bears a single star.)


Then cheer, boys, cheer, raise a joyous shout
For North Carolina and Arkansas now have both gone out,
And let another rousing cheer for Tennessee be given,
For the single star of the Bonnie Blue Flag has grown to be eleven.


Then here’s to our Confederacy, strong we are and brave,
Like patriots of old we’ll fight, our heritage to save;
And rather than submit to shame, to die we would prefer,
So cheer for the Bonnie Blue Flag that bears a single star.


The song was premiered by lyricist Harry McCarthy during a concert in Jackson, Mississippi, in the spring of 1861 and performed again in September of that same year at the New Orleans Academy of Music for the First Texas Volunteer Infantry regiment mustering in celebration.[citation needed]

The New Orleans music publishing house of A.E. Blackmar issued six editions of “The Bonnie Blue Flag” between 1861 and 1864 along with three additional arrangements.

The “band of brothers” mentioned in the first line of the song recalls the well known St. Crispin’s Day Speech in William Shakespeare‘s play Henry V (Act IV, scene ii).