Bourland in North Texas and Indian Territory

            During the Civil War

      Fort Cobb, Fort Arbuckle & the Wichita Mountains

Reviews                                               by Patricia Adkins-Rochette                         Book for Sale                           

                      (Sections of my 1,046-page book)


Colonel  James  Bourland  Timeline,   Volume I features  (362 pages)


Appendix,   Volume II features   (472 pages)



Introduction to Volume I            Colonel James Bourland Timeline.


Introduction to Volume II          Appendix.    (includes 243 militia listings)


Gazetteer                                                The political districts -- then and now -- of the places

                    mentioned are defined.  (6,616 entries in 20 pages)


Name Index                                       Most of the 39,940 entries of the 150-page Name Index

                                                                                      show a county of residence or a mustering place.


East Texas Recruits sent to North and West Texas   



Physicians                                            of 243 Texas Militias 


Features                                              of Volumes I and II



 (other web pages)


107 Prisoners  arrested  Apr 9, 1865 in Wise Co TX.


1853 Chickasaw Nation Epperson's letter to Bourland, a complaint re:  losing Chickasaw account


1858-1859 Wichita Mountains, Dallas Herald, two articles from The Bourland Papers


1864-1865, Military units patrolling the North and West Frontier during the last two years of the War


1864 Petitioners   from Gillespie, Kimble, Llano, Mason, McCulloch, Menard & San Saba Counties TX.


Additional Soldiers  in Bourland's Regt not in archival records, 38 thus far  Solomon George Hodges


Arizona Brigade,     Pyron's 2d TX Cav. Co H,   LeKaester's Company E,     Baylor's Ladies' Rangers....


Bourland's Regt .....Wm Dement Tolson (Capt, 22d Cav, then Bourland's Regt)  ....Doomas' Company..


.Manuscript 3356 ...Oct 1865 listing of  Confederates in the Provost Marshal's Office of Fort Bliss TX.


Brush Battalion,   Confederate Brush Battalion of 496 men, 185 from VanZandt, Wood, Smith,  and Kaufman

 Counties.   Madison Freeman Price and John M. Price, "disappeared" in Summer 1863.  Not so.


Colbert, Winchester.   John Newton Hamill's 1863 letter written for W. Colbert. ..John Harpole Carr ...

some  schools   in Indian Territory.


Diary kept in 1865 at Fort Davis,   .


Elm Creek Raid, October 13, 1864,  Wm. Franklin "Matt" Guthrie


February 1864 in Indian TerritoryCaptain Clanton question?


Head of Elm, fort, Montague County, Mrs. Potter's 1913 reference to this fort


Major contributions     to the history of Indian Territory and North Texas


Map    of Bourland's Regiment Area of Operations


Passports.  Were passports required  to cross Red River from 1863-1865 ?   


 Prisoners     in Bonham, TX prison in 1864-1865.


Pyron's  2d Texas Cavalry, later ..2d Mounted Rifles, 2d Arizona Brigade


 Quartermasters.....   July 31, 1864 letter and June 18, 1864 letter........


Reviews reviews.


Seven Militia Brigades  of North Texas,  includes 34 North Texas counties


Sociological   entries in my indexes, collective terms.


Tonkawa Massacre.....on Oct 23, 1862 now Anadarko OK


                 (tangentially related to my 1,046-page book)


Alexander's 34th Cavalry,   Bush Company G, .  ...McKinney Courier-Gazette, Sep10, 1903 printed listing

of soldiers not mentioned in the National Archival records.


Altus Confederate Veterans'   Reunion: 1894 Altus, Old Greer Co, TX; now Jackson Co OK  Kimberlin Brothers.


Carter County Confederate Veterans'  Reunion:  1923 and 1930 Ardmore, Oklahoma.


Clarendon Confederate Veterans' 1911 Reunion, Clarendon, Donley County, Texas


Erath County Civil War Veterans  Photo of 26 veterans on the courthouse steps on July 11, 1924.


Fort Arbuckle, Outpost in Indian Territory, 1850-1870 (my index of) W. B. Justiss' 1976

Master's Thesis from the University of Arkansas.


Frazier McLish's Militia of the Chickasaw Nation


McCulloch County Civil War Veterans,   Photo of veterans in Brady on August 3, 4, and 5, 1921.  

Mountain Remnants of the 5th Brigade of the United Confederate Veterans.


Nicholson's 1861 militia TST Colonel Wm. ( ?Coffman) commanding the 3rd Regiment.


Nocona Confederate Veterans' 1909 Reunion.  1961 Nocona News, Montague County, TX

article lists about 150 men at a 1909 Reunion plus names of 1902 officers.  .


Rebecca  McIntosh,  of Indian Territory and the Creek Nation


Ross' 6th Cavalry Veterans   Reunion in McKinney TX


Substitutes hired substitutes for Confederate service


Surveys: of Indian Territory; 1871 to 1899 surveys of now Oklahoma Counties by

U.S. Bureau of Land Management.     Whitebead Hill


Wells' Battalion, Good’s, Scanland’s, Gillett’s Squads;  do not confuse    Good's Co, TX

Light Artillery State Troops,. Camp Biloxi, ..... .....Doomas' Company


Whitesboro Confederate Veterans


Williams, Thomas Davis ..... Thomas Davis Williams (1822-1908), Sgt in Co H, Bourland's Regt.



            (personal stuff)


1837 Petitioners for Texas-Louisiana Border    Endnote 10.


Erin Springs, Beef Creek and Purcell, The Washita Valley in the 1880s


Events scheduled   cites my 3 and 6-page Handout.    Henry Jackson 1869 map


Fite   and   Holder,   family   outlines


Libraries    outside Texas and Oklahoma, that shelved my 1,046-page book


Littlefields of Parker County, TX


Native American Trail Marker Trees


Davis School District 47, Garvin County OK


Patricia Adkins-Wilson-Rochette's   direct-ancestor families


Rebecca WaidInventorying Confederate veterans in the Shiloh Cem, Hunt County TX


Recommended Links        e.g.,


Mike W. Thompson    ... Capt. Gilmore, Dec 24, 1863  


Capt John Yeary, May 8, 1847, Paris


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Patricia Adkins-Rochette    09/18/2015    

    Reviews                   Photo of hardcover                   Book for Sale

Bourland in North Texas and Indian Territory During the Civil War: Fort Cobb, Fort Arbuckle & the Wichita Mountains

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