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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

CALCASIEU GREYS, February 2018

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CONFEDERATE IMAGE OF THE MONTH

Lt. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall Jackson, painting by
James Stuart, 1869.

Sunday, January 7, 2018

CALCASIEU GREYS January, 2018

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CONFEDERATE IMAGE OF THE MONTH

Brigadier General States Rights Gist.
He  was born in 1831 in South Carolina, was a lawyer and
a brigadier general in the South Carolina Militia. During the
Secession Crisis of 1860-61, he  was an adviser to the governor
of South Carolina. During the War for Southern Independence,
he served as an adviser to Gen. Joseph Johnston at the First
Battle of Manassas; led a South Carolina brigade under Johnston
in the Vicksburg Campaign; and was with his brigade at the
Battle of Chickamauga, the Atlanta Campaign and was killed
in action at the Battle of Franklin, TN Nov. 30, 1864. Gist was
a brave, competent and reliable combat commander.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Sunday, October 29, 2017

CALCASIEU GREYS - November, 2017

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CONFEDERATE IMAGE OF THE MONTH

Gen. Custis Lee, Gen. Robert E. Lee and Col. Walter Taylor
seen in 1865 in Richmond, Va. 

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

CALCASIEU GREYS, September, 2017

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CONFEDERATE IMAGE OF THE MONTH

Major Richard W. "Dick" Dowling, hero of the Battle
of Sabine Pass, Texas, Sept. 8, 1863. He and the his
fellow heroes of the Jefferson Davis Guard, Co. F,
1st Texas Heavy Artillery, defeated an armada of
Federal navy gunboats and transports and 5,000
invasion troops. Dowling and his 42 men were
able to save Houston and Beaumont from the horrors
of invasion and destruction, which was the fate of
many Southern cities and towns in the War for
Southern Independence.
(Copy Print, M.D. Jones Collection)

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

CALCASIEU GREYS -- August, 2017



Confederate image of the month.
Texas Confederate Monument
Vicksburg National Military Park