19th Century Photographs
of United Confederate Veterans Reunions
with Black Confederates


Terrys Texas Rangers UCV Reunions

"Following the Battle of Murfreesborough, Tennessee, United States (Union) Lieutenant Colonel John G. Parkhurst with the 9th Michigan Infantry reports, 'The forces attacking my camp were the First Regiment Texas Rangers, Colonel Wharton, and a battalion of the First Georgia Rangers, Colonel Morrison. . . . There were also quite a number of negroes attached to the Texas and Georgia troops, who were armed and equipped, and took part in the several engagements with my forces during the day.'"


 
Black Confederates at Terrys Texas UCV Reunion

 
1905 Terry's Texas Rangers Reunion 
(Austin, Texas)

Names of two black men shown unknown as of 12/24/2011.

Photo Courtesy of The Online Archive of Terry's Texas Rangers
Original Photo Reference:  terrystexasrangers.org


Black Confederates at Terry Texas Rangers 1913 UCV Reunion


1913 Terry's Texas Rangers Reunion 
(San Marcos, Texas)
Sam Houston State University. The Museum of Southern History, Sugarland, TX.

Name of black man shown unknown as of 12/24/2011.

Photo Courtesy of The Online Archive of Terry's Texas Rangers
Original Photo Reference: terrystexasrangers.org 




Alabama United Confederate Veterans


Black Confederate at 1944 Alabama UCV Reunion


1944 General Reunion of the United Confederate Veterans
(Montgomery, Alabama)


African-American pictured: Dr. R.A. Gwynne, Birmingham, Alabama

Detailed History about the Photograph: The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Volume 06, No. 01. Spring Issue 1944. Page 6.

Photo courtesy of the Alabama Department of Archives and History.
Original Photo Reference: Alabama Department of Archives and History


Black Confederate UCV Egbert J Jones


1928 Members of the UCV Egbert J. Jones Camp
(Huntsville, Alabama)

Names of two black men shown unknown as of 12/24/2011

Photo courtesy of the Alabama Department of Archives and History.

Original Photo Reference: Alabama Department of Archives and History 
 


Black Confederates 1890 UCV Reunion


1890 Alabama Confederate Veterans Reunion
(Alabama)

Names of over 33 black people shown unknown as of 12/24/2011

Photo Courtesy of  Pvt. William Riley Milton SCV Camp 741
Origin of Original Photo Unknown
 




Mississippi United Confederate Veterans


Black Confederates at 34th Mississippi Infantry UCV Reunion


UVC Reunion of the 34th Mississippi Infantry
(At Dean's Church near Blue Mountain, Mississippi)

Detailed History about the Photograph:  Rootsweb an Ancestry.com Community

African-American Pictured:  Tucker Spight, Body Servant of Captain Thomas Spight  (Back row, second black man from the right).  Second black man unknown.

Photo Courtesy of Ancestry.com
Origin of Original Photo Unknown
 



 South Carolina United Confederate Veterans

Unknown Black Confederate with the 8th South Carolina Infantry CSA


8th South Carolina Infantry
(Location Unknown)

Name of black man shown unknown as of 07/16/2012

Photo courtesy of the Old Darlington District Chapter of The South Carolina Genealogical Society (Nelson Cameron Hill Photo Collection)

 




Tennessee United Confederate Veterans


Black Confederates at 5th Annual Runion of Forrest Escort and Staff


1886 5th Annual Reunion of Forrest's Escort & Staff 
(Lynchburg, Tennessee)


Names of two black men shown unknown as of 12/24/2011 

Photo courtesy of Camp Forrest: Tullahoma, Tennessee
Original Photo Reference:  Doyle C. Landers email to Camp Forrest
 


Black Confederates at UCV 5th Tennessee Reunion


5th Tennessee Regiment UCV Reunion
(Paris, Tennessee)

African-Americans pictured front row first two men left:
#42 Joe Warren and #41 Hiram Kendall

Photo courtesy of Paris-Henry County Heritage Center
Original Photo Reference:  Tennessee Virtual Archive (TeVA) 
 


George Dance with 8th Tennessee Regiment


Civil War Soldiers of
(Moore County, Tennessee)

African-Americans pictured back row position  9:  George Dance

Photo courtesy of  Moore County, Tennessee Genealogy: Part of the TNGenWeb
 




Texas United Confederate Veterans


1909 United Confederate Veterans Reunion
(Dallas, Texas)

Name of black man in photo unknown as of 12/24/2011

Click the above link. Photo located on Texas Confederate Veterans website
  


1918 United Confederate Veterans Reunion
(Dallas, Texas)

Name of black man in photo unknown as of 12/24/2011

Click the above link. Photo located on Texas Confederate Veterans website
  


 


 


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