Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

United Confederate (Civil War) Veterans:

An Inventory of the Collection, 1909-1919 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator United Confederate Veterans
Title: United Confederate Veterans (Civil War) Collection,
Dates: 1909-1919 and undated
Abstract: Records for the United Confederate (Civil War) Veterans from 1909-1919.
Collection # S 1105.1
Quantity: 1 wallet (0.1 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The United Confederate Veterans was organized in 1890 by former confederate veterans. It staged annual reunions in various southern cities, including Dallas and Amarillo and other Texas locations.


Scope and Contents

The collection includes handwritten minutes, printed programs for the 1910 United Confederate Veterans (UCV) Reunion at Amarillo, Southern Cross of Honor certificates, small scrapbooks, and other memorabilia. Some of the items are in fragile condition.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research


Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Organizations)
Confederate States of America. Army
United Confederate Veterans
Places
Amarillo (Tex.)--History
Canyon (Tex.)--History
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans
Subjects
Reunions--Texas--Amarillo
Veterans--Texas

Related Material

For related materials located in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, see the following collections:

  • George Washington Littlefield Papers, 1860-1922
  • United Confederate (Civil War) Veterans Collection, 1863-1967 and undated

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

United Confederate (Civil War) Veterans Collection, 1909-1919 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Gift, 1999

Processed by

Abel Ramirez, August 2000


Additional Sources

Askew, H. G. "Second Texas Brigade, United Confederate Veterans (The Banner brigade of the U. C. V. in 1916). "Austin, Texas, 1916.

Philpott, William Bledsoe. "The Sponsor Souvenir Album and History of the United Confederate Veterans' Reunion, 1895. Patriotic Poems, War Songs, Romantic Incidents, Biographical and Historical Sketches. "Houston: Sponsor Souvenir Company, 1895.


Collection Inventory

 
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Wallet 1 1 Southern Cross of Honor Recipients, 1915 and undated



 
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Wallet 1 2 Minutes of the Southern Cross Veterans, 1910-1913 and undated



 
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Wallet 1 3 Printed Material: Panhandle Reunion Programs, 1910-1919



 
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Wallet 1 4 Scrapbooks: Member Registers, 1914 and undated



 
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Wallet 1 5 Memorabilia: Panhandle UCV Reunion Ribbon and Pin, 1909 and undated