Member Activities

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November 13, 2017
Tryon Cemetery, near Kurten, Brazos County, Texas
Sul Ross Camp 1457, Bryan, TX Sets 2 VA Headstones

Camp Cmdr/TexDiv Ch of Staff Bill Boyd [tan shirt]; Camp 1st Lt Cmdr/TexDiv 3d Lt Cmdr Lee Lance [plaid shirt]; and, Camp Mbr/11th BGE 1st Lt Cmdr Bobby Deiss [blue shirt]
had the honor of placing two VA markers on previously unmarked graves of two CSA Veterans on this Veteran’s Day weekend.
Salutes were rendered by retired veterans Lee Lance (US Navy) and Bobby Deiss (US Army).
According to the current cemetery caretaker, the marker for PVT William P Lloyd, Co G, 32 ALA INF had laid flat on the ground for more than 10 years;
it is now erect next to the graves of PVT Lloyd’s son and grandson.
The Camp obtained a VA marker for 5th SGT James M Zimmerman, Co I, 21 TEX CAV; it now is in place next to the graves of SGT Zimmerman’s sons and grandsons.


November 11, 2017
Veterans’ Day Parade, Austin, TX Hood’s Texas Brigade Camp #153 & Major George Littlefield Camp #59
Joining forces to honor our country’s veterans are members of Hood’s Texas Brigade Camp #153 San Antonio, TX and Major George Littlefield Camp #59 Austin, TX.
They unselfishly gave of their time on Saturday to take part in the Veterans’ Day Parade in Austin.

November 10, 2017
Confederate Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas Hood’s Texas Brigade Camp 153 Holds Cemetery Work Day
Taking part in the Work Day at the Confederate Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas and pictured left to right are: Camp 1st Lt Cmdr George Foulds; TexDiv Chaplain/ Camp Genealogist Sanford Reed; TexDiv 1st Lt Cmdr/Camp Quarter Master John McCammon; and Camp Members Jacob Smith and Ellis Pierce. Standing at front of the group is Cadet Member Samuel Smith.


October 30, 2017
Ebenezer Cemetery, near Kurten, Brazos County, TX
Sul Ross Camp #1457, Bryan, TX Clears Brush from Cemetery

Camp 1st Lt Commander (& Division 3d Lt Cmdr) Lee Lance earlier applied special herbicide solution to nuisance plants (yaupon, poison ivy, etc) in the cemetery. Camp Commander (& Division Chief of Staff) Bill Boyd cleared out the dead undergrowth as well as several trees around the few graves in the cemetery. Camp members plan to provide periodic maintenance at the cemetery and especially around the gravesites of William Henry Harrison Edge, SGT, Co A, 11th BN, Georgia Artillery and his wife.


November 4, 2017
Old Bayview Cemetery, Corpus Christi, TX
[Photo by 6th Brigade Commander Mark Phillips]
Hood’s Texas Brigade Camp #153 of San Antonio, TX and A.M. Hobby Camp #713 of Corpus Christi, TX
working together to honor and promote our history at the South Texas Voices of Old Bayview Cemetery Come Alive event.
Participants include (left to right): George Foulds, Lt Cmdr, Camp #153; Thomas Gomez, Mbr, Camp #713; George “Bubba” Cheek, Mbr, Camp #153
Gary Cornett, Commander, Camp #713; John McCammon, 1st Lt Cmdr, Texas Division (Mbr, Camp #153)


October 28, 2017
Indian and Confederate Festival; Helena, TX
Hood’s Texas Brigade, Camp #153, participants: (l-r) Color Sergeant Bobby Moore, Dave Sweeney, Past Commander William “Bill” Smith,
Don Lawrence, Bubba Cheek, 2 Boy Scouts from Karnes City Troop, and Texas Division Chaplain Sanford Reed


October 20, 2017
Dedication of CSA Cross of Honor at Grave of Capt Pasquale L Buquor, Co A, 3d Texas Infantry
Canary Islanders Cemetery, Floresville, TX

[L-R] Hood’s Texas Brigade (Camp #153) Honor Guard await arrival of his family for ceremony:
Sanford Reed, Camp Genealogist; John McCammon, Texas Division 1st Lt Commander; George Foulds,
Camp 1st Lt Commander; Mike Reynolds, Camp 2d Lt Commander; Dave Sweeney, Camp Member.


October14, 2017
Rally to Save the Alamo Cenotaph; San Antonio, TX

Members of Hood’s Texas Brigade Camp #153 of San Antonio, TX and AM Hobby Camp #713 of Corpus Christi, TX.


September 16, 2017
Medina County Fair Parade; Hondo, TX

Hood’s Texas Brigade Camp #153 Showing the Colors


September 16, 2017
Medina County Fair Parade; Hondo, TX
Commander Charles Thacker of Medina Greys Camp #2254 Leading Combined Contingent of Camps #153 & #2254



August 12, 2017
Travis Park Monument Support Rally; San Antonio, TX

WHAT IT IS REALLY ALL ABOUT
Not just any Confederate Memorial!


August 12, 2017
Travis Park Monument Support Rally; San Antonio, TX

Some Familiar Faces in the Crowd
(l) Larry Reynolds, Commander, 1st Lt David Reynolds Camp #2270
(m) John McCammon, 1st Lt Commander, Texas Division; Hood’s Texas Brigade Camp #153
(r) Bill Boyd, Chief of Staff, Texas Division; Sul Ross Camp #1457
 

August 12, 2017
Travis Park Monument Support Rally; San Antonio, TX

THE TEXAS DIVISION WAS OUT IN FORCE!(clockwise from top left) Texas Division Flag, CSA Vets are USA Vets sign;
4th (N Tex) Brigade Flag, SCV Mech Cav, MS Flag t-shirt (thanks for the support!), and 11th Brigade flag.


August 12, 2017
Travis Park Monument Support Rally; San Antonio, TX

Tex Div Chaplain Sanford Reed Invokes Blessings of The Trinity Upon the Confederate Memorial Monument.
 

August 12, 2017
Travis Park Monument Support Rally; San Antonio, TX

TEXAS SCV & UDC SHOW COLORS SUPPORTING MONUMENT
(l) John McCammon, 1st Lt Cmdr, Texas Division, SCV, and member of Hood’s Texas Brigade Camp #153
(r) Robin Terrazaz, President, Albert Sidney Johnston Chapter #2060, United Daughters of the Confederacy
 

July 18-23, 2017
122nd Reunion, Sons of Confederate Veterans; Memphis, Tennessee

SWORD ARCH HONORING CIC THOMAS V STRAIN JR & WIFE
(l) Tex Div 3d Lt Cmdr Lee R Lance, Sul Ross Camp 1457 (r) Bob Mennell – Adjutant, MG Cleburne’s 7th Tex Inf Camp 2182


July 18-23, 2017
122nd Reunion, Sons of Confederate Veterans; Memphis, Tennessee

TROOPING THE COLORS
Color Sergeant - Rocky Jim Sprott, Sidney Sherman Camp 2256
Rendering Salutes (L-R):
Tex Div 3d Lt Cmdr Lee R Lance, Sul Ross Camp 1457
Bob Mennell – Adjutant, MG Cleburne’s 7th Tex Inf Camp 2182
Tex Div Commander David McMahon, Gen Tom Green Camp 1613


July 18-23, 2017
122nd Reunion, Sons of Confederate Veterans; Memphis, Tennessee

Official Group Photo of Attendees; 22JUL2017
Commander-in-Chief – Thomas V. Strain, Jr. (Alabama)
Lt Commander-in-Chief – Paul C. Gramling, Jr. (Louisiana)
Army of Trans-Mississippi Commander – Johnnie L. Holley, Jr. (Texas)


July 18-23, 2017
122nd Reunion, Sons of Confederate Veterans; Memphis, Tennessee

Army of Trans-Mississippi Group Photo
Commanded by Tex Div Compatriot Johnnie Holley


July 15, 2017
Frontier Days; Pleasanton, TX

Members of Hood's Texas Brigade Camp #153 attending and "Teaching the History of Our Ancestors"
Included (Front Row, L-R) Past Camp Commander William "Bill" Smith, Lt. Commander George Foulds, Bubba Cheek, David Sweeney,
Don Lawrence; and, (Back Row, L-R) Texas Division Lt. Commander John McCammon and Texas Division Chaplain Sanford Reed.


July 4, 2017
Independence Day Parade in Leon Valley, Texas.

Hood’s Texas Brigade Camp # 153 float and Honor Guard along with the 6th Texas Co. K Rifle Squad


July 1, 2017
Odessa Jaycees' 68th annual Independence Celebration Parade

Dunn-Holt-Midkiff Camp 1441


June 24, 2017
Hood's Texas Brigade Camp #153

Members of camp’s Trans-Mississippi Old Guard perform rifle salute during Blanco City Cemetery dedication
ceremonies in honor of 127 Confederate Soldiers, 19 Union Soldiers, and 3 Texas Independence Soldiers.


June 3, 2017
Hood’s Texas Brigade Camp #153

Phillip L. Davis, Texas Division Guardian Committee Chairman (r), presents a Guardian Certificate to Sanford Reed, Camp Genealogist (middle),
as Camp Lt Commander George Foulds (l) looks on during the 120th Texas Division Reunion at Fort Worth, TX.


May 15, 2017
Hood’s Texas Brigade Camp #153

Members being given awards


May 13, 2017
Evergreen Cemetery Dedication in Devine, Texas

Hood’s Texas Brigade Camp #153 of San Antonio, Texas. Trans-Mississippi Old Guard


April 30, 2017
Decoration Day at the Confederate Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas

Members of Hood’s Texas Brigade Camp #153 Trans – Mississippi Honor Guard along with members of the 6th Texas Co. K posting the colors


April 20, 2017
John Bell Hood Star of Excellence Award

Hood’s Texas Brigade Camp 153 members. Left Scoot Reed ,Right Sanford Reed.
Presenting the John Bell Hood Star of Excellence Award to Cadet 1SG. Analynne Garcia.
At Robert E. Lee High School, San Antonio, Texas


April 13, 2017
Memorial Service for Compatriot Greg Watson In San Antonio, Texas



Hood’s Texas Brigade Members Camp 153 and Alamo City Guards member from Camp 1325


April 11, 2017
Texas Division members that testified to the Texas State Legislature committee on Culture, Recreation and Tourism




April 10, 2017
Glen Rest Cemetery Ceremony Kerrville











April 01-02, 2017
Celtic Highlands Games in San Antonio




Hood’s Texas Brigade Camp #153 at the San Antonio Highland Games and Celtie Music Festival. April 1 & 2, 2017 promoting our heritage and honoring our ancestors. Left to Right 6th Brigade Commander John McCammon and Past Commander of Camp 153 William “Bill” Smith


March 04, 2017
Flag Day Parade Austin Texas


Hood’s Texas Brigade Camp #153


February 25, 2017

Stockdale Cemetery Dedication, Stockade, TX

This Dedication was Honoring a total 72 Veterans included were 2 Union Vets by Hood’s Texas Brigade Camp 153of San Antonio,Texas.
Center Sanford Reed - Left Joe Owen - Right William “Bill’” Smith