Speakers

Finding interesting speakers for Camp meetings can be a challenge, yet the quality of meetings can have a profound effect on visitors coming back to be members. The following list includes people who have presented programs to other Camps in your Brigade.

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Central Texas Area

J. Pat Baughman (409) 787-1560 (1) Scottish Migration to the South; (2) Southern Culture: Music and Humor

Evault Boswell (903) 455-6834 (1) Books: Texas Boys in Gray; (2) Quantrill in Texas


John J. Dwyer (214) 538-3863 (1) Lee, Jackson, Lincoln; (2) Nearly anything else related to the WBTS


Jack Dyess (817) 946-2099 (1) The Texas Navy; (2) Myths Concerning the Causes of the War; (3) Holt Collier – Slave, Confederate Soldier, National Hero; (4) The Battles of Galveston and Sabine Pass; (5) Comparison of Andersonville and Camp Douglas; (6) The Colonial Navy; (7) Myths Concerning the Vietnam War"


H.G. Manning (254) 947-0441 Secession or Rebellion?

Bill Nolan (830) 377-9102 (1) The Whitfield - Ross Texas Cavalry Brigade from Muster to 1900


Ed Norman (903) 450-0072 (1) Cemetary research & Authenic periond music

Ed Norman & Evault Boswell (903) 455-6834 (1) Cemetary Research and authenic period music

Rudy Ray (903) 731-7045 (1) Why I Fought The Yankees; (2) The Yankee's Big Stick;
(3) Reconstructed or Reloaded


Johnny Scarborough (254) 836-1324 (1) All Were Named Courage; (2) Horse's Role in WBTS

John C. Waugh (1) Compromise of 1850

H.G. Manning (254) 947-0441 Secession or Rebellion?

Charles Oliver (254) 772-1676 (1) Purpose of SCV in the 21st Century; (2) The Real Lincoln; (3) Alexander Stephens; (4) Great Revival in the Southern Army; (5) Col Simpson’s Version of the Battle of Sabine Pass;
(6) Life & Times of Sul Ross

W. Michael Hurley (361) 212-3522 (1) The CSS Alabama; (2) Why am I a member of the SCV?;
(3) The Battle of Prairie Grove; (4) The Faith of Robt E Lee & Stonewall Jackson; (5) Faith of Our Fathers - Why They Fought; (6) Recruiting; (7) Wathall’s Brigade - Those Brave Mississippians;
(8) Why I Love The South


Bill Boyd (979) 820-3710 (1) Why African origin chattel slavery rather than another form of agricultural labor?

Sanford Reed (210) 842-2765 Lee’s Legacy of Faith and Chivalry

Buddy Wheat (254) 223-2999 (1 )Leaders and Leadership; (2) Strategy and Tactics; (3) Artillery; (4) Chaplains; (5) Battles of Gettysburg, Sharpsburg, Manassas (1 & 2) (6) My relative, Major Roberdeau Chatham Wheat, Commander of 1st Louisiana Special Battalion ("Wheat's Tigers")

Dr. Richard Lee Montgomery (940) 206-1309 (1) The Black Confederate (2) The Confederate Chaplain (3) The Culture of the Confederate States (4) Another Look at Six Myths of the Lost Cause (5) The Enlisted Confederate Soldier (6) Martyrs For The Confederate Cause (7) The Confederate Military Cadet (8) Abraham Lincoln: His Religion & Views On Race (9) Flags Of The Confederacy (10) Union Soldiers & Their Yankee Atrocities (11) The Hard Hand Of War (12) Thomas Stonewall Jackson

John Dickey (254)715-8035 (1) Col. J.W. Speight Central Texas most successful commander - Power Point presentation (2) H.L. Hunley - America's First Successful Combat Submarine - Power Point presentation (3) Camp Douglas: A Story That Must Be Told


East Texas Area

J. Pat Baughman (409) 787-1560 (1) CSA Music; (2) Scottish Heritage; (3) Southern Religion; (4) Gen. Forrest

George Bishop (713) 305-5510 (1) Sabine Pass; (2) Brigadier General Micah Jenkins; (3) Brigadier General Randall Lee Gibson (founder of Tulane University)

Evault Boswell
(903) 455-6834 (1) Book: Quantrill's Raiders in Texas

Jack Dyess (817) 946-2099 (1) The Texas Navy; (2) Myths Concerning the Causes of the War; (3) Holt Collier – Slave, Confederate Soldier, National Hero; (4) The Battles of Galveston and Sabine Pass; (5) Comparison of Andersonville and Camp Douglas; (6) The Colonial Navy; (7) Myths Concerning the Vietnam War"

John Goldman (903) 938-2020 (1) Local history; (2) Videos of reenactments

Dr. Jerry Hopkins (903) 923-2087 (1) Robert E. Lee; (2) Revivals in the Army

Don Majors (903) 769-4100 (1) The new South

Larry Mink (903) 923-8220 (1) Civil War Medicine

Rudy Ray (903) 731-7045 (1) Why I Fought The Yankees; (2) The Yankee's Big Stick;
(3) Reconstructed or Reloaded?

David Stroud (903) 753-8228 (1) Author of Ector’s Brigade


Jerry Watt (903) 836-2009 (1) Variety of topics

J. Dale West
(903) 759-5872 (1) Civil War Photography

Jerry Haynes (903) 576-3291 (1) Covert Actions Taken by Confederate Government
 
W. Michael Hurley (361) 212-3522 (1) The CSS Alabama; (2) Why am I a member of the SCV?;
(3) The Battle of Prairie Grove; (4) The Faith of Robt E Lee & Stonewall Jackson; (5) Faith of Our Fathers - Why They Fought; (6) Recruiting; (7) Wathall’s Brigade - Those Brave Mississippians;
(8) Why I Love The South


Sanford Reed (210) 842-2765 Lee’s Legacy of Faith and Chivalry

Charles Oliver (254) 772-1676 (1) Purpose of SCV in the 21st Century; (2) The Real Lincoln; (3) Alexander Stephens; (4) Great Revival in the Southern Army; (5) Col Simpson’s Version of the Battle of Sabine Pass;
(6) Life & Times of Sul Ross

Buddy Wheat (254) 223-2999 (1 )Leaders and Leadership; (2) Strategy and Tactics; (3) Artillery; (4) Chaplains; (5) Battles of Gettysburg, Sharpsburg, Manassas (1 & 2) (6) My relative, Major Roberdeau Chatham Wheat, Commander of 1st Louisiana Special Battalion ("Wheat's Tigers")

Dr. Richard Lee Montgomery (940) 206-1309 (1) The Black Confederate (2) The Confederate Chaplain (3) The Culture of the Confederate States (4) Another Look at Six Myths of the Lost Cause (5) The Enlisted Confederate Soldier (6) Martyrs For The Confederate Cause (7) The Confederate Military Cadet (8) Abraham Lincoln: His Religion & Views On Race (9) Flags Of The Confederacy (10) Union Soldiers & Their Yankee Atrocities (11) The Hard Hand Of War (12) Thomas Stonewall Jackson

John Dickey (254)715-8035 (1) Col. J.W. Speight Central Texas most successful commander - Power Point presentation (2) H.L. Hunley - America's First Successful Combat Submarine - Power Point presentation


Gulf Coast Area

J. Pat Baughman (409) 787-1560 (1) Scottish Migration to the South; (2) Southern Culture:Music and Humor

George Bishop (713) 305-5510 (1) Sabine Pass; (2) Brigadier General Micah Jenkins; (3) Brigadier General Randall Lee Gibson (founder of Tulane University)

William Bozic (281) 374-6693 (1) Likens' 35th Texas Cavalry; (2) Before Manassas there was Mexico

Walter Coffey (480) 577-7248 (1) General Civil War history and discussion - www.waltercoffey.com

John J. Dwyer (214) 538-3863 (1) Lee, Jackson, Lincoln; (2) Nearly anything else related to the WBTS


Jack Dyess (817) 946-2099 (1) The Texas Navy; (2) Myths Concerning the Causes of the War; (3) Holt Collier – Slave, Confederate Soldier, National Hero; (4) The Battles of Galveston and Sabine Pass; (5) Comparison of Andersonville and Camp Douglas; (6) The Colonial Navy; (7) Myths Concerning the Vietnam War"

Brady Lee Hutchison (713) 348-5549
(1) Various Jefferson Davis topics; (2) The Plot to Burn New York City

Ray James (979) 845-7265 (1) A Confederate Infantryman's Travels through the Western AND Eastern Theaters; (2) Introduction to Confederate Sharpshooters

William Bozic (1) A Teacher’s Talk About Teaching the WBTS at Texas High Schools;
(2) History of Liken’s 35th Texas Cavalry

W. Michael Hurley (361) 212-3522 (1) The CSS Alabama; (2) Why am I a member of the SCV?;
(3) The Battle of Prairie Grove; (4) The Faith of Robt E Lee & Stonewall Jackson; (5) Faith of Our Fathers - Why They Fought; (6) Recruiting; (7) Wathall’s Brigade - Those Brave Mississippians;
(8) Why I Love The South


Bill Boyd (979) 820-3710 (1) Why African origin chattel slavery rather than another form of agricultural labor?

Sanford Reed (210) 842-2765 Lee’s Legacy of Faith and Chivalry

Charles Oliver (254) 772-1676 (1) Purpose of SCV in the 21st Century; (2) The Real Lincoln; (3) Alexander Stephens; (4) Great Revival in the Southern Army; (5) Col Simpson’s Version of the Battle of Sabine Pass;
(6) Life & Times of Sul Ross

Buddy Wheat (254) 223-2999 (1 )Leaders and Leadership; (2) Strategy and Tactics; (3) Artillery; (4) Chaplains; (5) Battles of Gettysburg, Sharpsburg, Manassas (1 & 2) (6) My relative, Major Roberdeau Chatham Wheat, Commander of 1st Louisiana Special Battalion ("Wheat's Tigers")

Dr. Richard Lee Montgomery (940) 206-1309 (1) The Black Confederate (2) The Confederate Chaplain (3) The Culture of the Confederate States (4) Another Look at Six Myths of the Lost Cause (5) The Enlisted Confederate Soldier (6) Martyrs For The Confederate Cause (7) The Confederate Military Cadet (8) Abraham Lincoln: His Religion & Views On Race (9) Flags Of The Confederacy (10) Union Soldiers & Their Yankee Atrocities (11) The Hard Hand Of War (12) Thomas Stonewall Jackson


North Texas Area

J. Pat Baughman (409) 787-1560 (1) Scottish Migration to the South; (2) Southern Culture:Music and Humor

Evault Boswell
(903) 455-6834 (1) Book: Quantrill's Raiders in Texas

Tom Clinkscales (903) 567.4708 (1) The Charge; (2) Secession

John J. Dwyer
(214) 538-3863 (1) Lee, Jackson, Lincoln; (2) Nearly anything else related to the WBTS

Jack Dyess (817) 946-2099 (1) The Texas Navy; (2) Myths Concerning the Causes of the War; (3) Holt Collier – Slave, Confederate Soldier, National Hero; (4) The Battles of Galveston and Sabine Pass; (5) Comparison of Andersonville and Camp Douglas; (6) The Colonial Navy; (7) Myths Concerning the Vietnam War"

Rudy Ray (903) 731-7045 (1) Why I Fought The Yankees; (2) The Yankee's Big Stick;
(3) Reconstructed or Reloaded


Beau Purdon (817) 448-1361 (1) John Hunt Morgan; (2) Gen Hood & the Battle of Franklin;
(3) Facts Historians Get Wrong

Kirt Barnett (1) Origin of Slavery in the U.S.

Kevin Newsome (214) 422-1778, (1) Santos Benavides & The Diversity in the Confederate Army

W. Michael Hurley (361) 212-3522 (1) The CSS Alabama; (2) Why am I a member of the SCV?;
(3) The Battle of Prairie Grove; (4) The Faith of Robt E Lee & Stonewall Jackson; (5) Faith of Our Fathers - Why They Fought; (6) Recruiting; (7) Wathall’s Brigade - Those Brave Mississippians;
(8) Why I Love The South


Sanford Reed (210) 842-2765 Lee’s Legacy of Faith and Chivalry

Charles Oliver (254) 772-1676 (1) Purpose of SCV in the 21st Century; (2) The Real Lincoln; (3) Alexander Stephens; (4) Great Revival in the Southern Army; (5) Col Simpson’s Version of the Battle of Sabine Pass;
(6) Life & Times of Sul Ross

Buddy Wheat (254) 223-2999 (1 )Leaders and Leadership; (2) Strategy and Tactics; (3) Artillery; (4) Chaplains; (5) Battles of Gettysburg, Sharpsburg, Manassas (1 & 2) (6) My relative, Major Roberdeau Chatham Wheat, Commander of 1st Louisiana Special Battalion ("Wheat's Tigers")

Dr. Richard Lee Montgomery (940) 206-1309 (1) The Black Confederate (2) The Confederate Chaplain (3) The Culture of the Confederate States (4) Another Look at Six Myths of the Lost Cause (5) The Enlisted Confederate Soldier (6) Martyrs For The Confederate Cause (7) The Confederate Military Cadet (8) Abraham Lincoln: His Religion & Views On Race (9) Flags Of The Confederacy (10) Union Soldiers & Their Yankee Atrocities (11) The Hard Hand Of War (12) Thomas Stonewall Jackson

John Dickey (254)715-8035 (1) Col. J.W. Speight Central Texas most successful commander - Power Point presentation (2) H.L. Hunley - America's First Successful Combat Submarine - Power Point presentation


South Texas Area

Evault Boswell (903) 455-6834 (1) Books: Texas Boys in Gray; (2) Quantrill in Texas

George Bishop (713) 305-5510 (1) Sabine Pass; (2) Brigadier General Micah Jenkins; (3) Brigadier General Randall Lee Gibson (founder of Tulane University)

Danny Davis (830) 556-4069 (1) Seven of Lee's Infantry Brigades; (2) Hood's Brigade at Gaines Mills;
(3) Army Ranger history & Current Ops; Domestic Terrorism & Homeland Security

William Bozic (1) A Teacher’s Talk About Teaching the WBTS at Texas High Schools
(2) History of Liken’s 35th Texas Cavalry

W. Michael Hurley (361) 212-3522 (1) The CSS Alabama; (2) Why am I a member of the SCV?;
(3) The Battle of Prairie Grove; (4) The Faith of Robt E Lee & Stonewall Jackson; (5) Faith of Our Fathers - Why They Fought; (6) Recruiting; (7) Wathall’s Brigade - Those Brave Mississippians;
(8) Why I Love The South


J. Pat Baughman (409) 787-1560 (1) Scottish Migration to the South; (2) Southern Culture: Music and Humor

Jack Dyess (817) 946-2099 (1) The Texas Navy; (2) Myths Concerning the Causes of the War; (3) Holt Collier – Slave, Confederate Soldier, National Hero; (4) The Battles of Galveston and Sabine Pass; (5) Comparison of Andersonville and Camp Douglas; (6) The Colonial Navy; (7) Myths Concerning the Vietnam War"

Sanford Reed (210) 842-2765 Lee’s Legacy of Faith and Chivalry

Buddy Wheat (254) 223-2999 (1 )Leaders and Leadership; (2) Strategy and Tactics; (3) Artillery; (4) Chaplains; (5) Battles of Gettysburg, Sharpsburg, Manassas (1 & 2) (6) My relative, Major Roberdeau Chatham Wheat, Commander of 1st Louisiana Special Battalion ("Wheat's Tigers")

Dr. Richard Lee Montgomery (940) 206-1309 (1) The Black Confederate (2) The Confederate Chaplain (3) The Culture of the Confederate States (4) Another Look at Six Myths of the Lost Cause (5) The Enlisted Confederate Soldier (6) Martyrs For The Confederate Cause (7) The Confederate Military Cadet (8) Abraham Lincoln: His Religion & Views On Race (9) Flags Of The Confederacy (10) Union Soldiers & Their Yankee Atrocities (11) The Hard Hand Of War (12) Thomas Stonewall Jackson


West Texas Area

J. Pat Baughman (409) 787-1560 (1) Scottish Migration to the South; (2) Southern Culture: Music and Humor

Evault Boswell (903) 455-6834 (1) Books: Texas Boys in Gray; (2) Quantrill in Texas

Jack Dyess (817) 946-2099 (1) The Texas Navy; (2) Myths Concerning the Causes of the War; (3) Holt Collier – Slave, Confederate Soldier, National Hero; (4) The Battles of Galveston and Sabine Pass; (5) Comparison of Andersonville and Camp Douglas; (6) The Colonial Navy; (7) Myths Concerning the Vietnam War"

Mark Wilkins (1) One Man Musical called “Memories of an Old Soldier”

W. Michael Hurley (361) 212-3522 (1) The CSS Alabama; (2) Why am I a member of the SCV?;
(3) The Battle of Prairie Grove; (4) The Faith of Robt E Lee & Stonewall Jackson; (5) Faith of Our Fathers - Why They Fought; (6) Recruiting; (7) Wathall’s Brigade - Those Brave Mississippians;
(8) Why I Love The South

Sanford Reed (210) 842-2765 Lee’s Legacy of Faith and Chivalry

Buddy Wheat (254) 223-2999 (1 )Leaders and Leadership; (2) Strategy and Tactics; (3) Artillery; (4) Chaplains; (5) Battles of Gettysburg, Sharpsburg, Manassas (1 & 2) (6) My relative, Major Roberdeau Chatham Wheat, Commander of 1st Louisiana Special Battalion ("Wheat's Tigers")