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Current and Past Events

January 2nd, 2018 - Compatriot Joe Reynolds and wife Keesie, attended the Upshur County Patriots Camp #2109, Regular Monthly Meeting for the swearing in of officers.


Upshur County Patriots, Camp #2109, swears in their new officers.

January 6th, 2018 - Commander Rex McGee and Compatriot Joe Reynolds attended the Texas Division DEC meeting in Gatesville, Texas.

January 15th, 2018 - The 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp #2270 Held a Chain of Command Ceremony at its Regular Stated Meeting at the Old Union Community Center in Mount Pleasant, Texas.

Army of Trans-Mississippi Commander Johnnie Holley swears in the New Officers of 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp.
Army of Trans-Mississippi Commander Johnnie Holley swears in the New Officers of
1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp at its Change of Command Ceremony.

Outgoing Commander, Larry "Joe" Reynolds, passes the Camp Flag to Incoming Commander Alvin "Rex" McGee, signifying the relinquishment of Command.
Outgoing Commander, Larry "Joe" Reynolds, passes the Camp Flag to
Incoming Commander Alvin "Rex" McGee, signifying the relinquishment of Command.

January 20th, 2018 - Compatriots Rodney Love, Michael Mars and Mr. Austin Young, who is awaiting induction, attended the Confederate Heroes Day Celebration in Longview, Texas.

Compatriot, in waiting, Austin Young, participates in his first activity with our camp.
Compatriot, in waiting, Austin Young, participates in his first activity with our camp.

January 25th, 2018 - Compatriots Michael Mars and Austin Young cleaned and placed Confederate Flags on the headstones of Confederate Heroes in Talco Cemetery, Talco, Texas

<Compatriots Michael Mars and Austin Young, tending to the Talco Cemetery.
Compatriots Michael Mars and Austin Young, tending to the Talco Cemetery.

January 26th, 2018 - Compatriots Joe Reynolds and Jerry Lester along with their wives attended the Lee Jackson Birthday Celebration in Tyler, Texas where Larry Joe Reynolds was sworn in as the 1st Lt. Commander of the Colonel Richard Bennett Hubbard Chapter #261 of the Military Order of the Stars and Bars.

New Officers of the Colonel Richard Bennett Hubbard Chapter #261, Military Order of the Stars and Bars.
New Officers of the Colonel Richard Bennett Hubbard Chapter #261, Military Order of the
Stars and Bars where Joe Reynolds was sworn in as the First Lieutenant Commander.

January 27th, 2018 - Compatriot Joe Reynolds and wife Keithrie, attended the Lee-Jackson Banquet at The Governor Samuel W. T. Lanham Camp #586 in Weatherford, Texas.

Compatriot Larry Joe Reynolds and wife Keithrie at the Lee-Jackson Banquet in Weatherford, Texas.
Compatriot Larry Joe Reynolds and wife Keithrie at the Lee-Jackson Banquet in Weatherford, Texas.

February 3rd, 2018 - Compatriot Joe Reynolds carried the Bonnie Blue Flag and marched in the Mardi Gras Parade in Jefferson, Texas.

Compatriot Larry Joe Reynolds Carries the Bonnie Blue Flag in the Mardi Gras Parade.
Compatriot Larry Joe Reynolds Carries the Bonnie Blue Flag in the Mardi Gras Parade in Jefferson, Texas.

February 17th, 2018 - Compatriot Joe Reynolds attends the Stephen Dill Lee Institute in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Compatriot Joe Reynolds with ATM CommanderJohnnie Holley, and TX Div Commander David McMahon attending the Stephen D. Lee Symposium in Shreveport, LA
Compatriot Joe Reynolds with ATM Commander Johnnie Holley, his wife Norma Holley, and
TX Div Commander David McMahon attending the Stephen D. Lee Symposium in Shreveport, LA

February 19th, 2018 - The 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp 2270 held its Monthly Stated Meeting. This was the first meeting to be held with the new Commander, Alvin Rex McGee.

First meeting conducted by new Camp Commander Alvin Rex McGee.
First meeting conducted by new Camp Commander Alvin Rex McGee.

March 3rd, 2018 - Commander Rex McGee, 2nd Lt. Commander Dave Davey with wife Barbara, and Compatriot Joe Reynolds attended the Confederate Flag Day at Camp Ford in Tyler, Texas.

1st Lt. Brigade Commander Joe Reynolds addresses attendees of the Confederat Flag Day
1st Lt. Brigade Commander Joe Reynolds addresses attendees of the Confederate Flag Day.
This was the first Public Appearance of the new 5th, Northeast Texas Brigade Flag (in background).

March 6th, 2018 - Compatriot Joe Reynolds and wife Keesie attended the Upshur County Patriots Camp 2109 meeting in Gilmer, Texas.

March 17th, 2018 - Camp Commander Rex McGee and Compatriot Joe Reynolds attended the Texas Division Executive Committee meeting in Waco, Texas.

March 19th, 2018 - The 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp 2270 held its monthly meeting with Mark Vogl as the Guest Speaker, who spoke about the Confederate Navy and the Blockades.

Camp Commander Rex McGee swears in our newest member, Austin Gregory Young.
Camp Commander Rex McGee swears in our newest member, Austin Gregory Young.

March 30th, 2018 - 2nd Lt. Commander Dave Davey and Compatriot Joe Reyolds, replaced flags on the Snodgrass Cemetery.

March 31st, 2018 - Compatriot Joe Reynolds attended the Living History Day at Camp Ford in Tyler, Texas.

5th Brigade Officers
5th Brigade Officers
Commander Sam Mercer, 1st Lt. Cdr Joe Reynolds & 2nd Lt Cdr George Linton
at the Living Histories Day at Camp Ford.

April 7th, 2018 - 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp #2270 held a Graveside Memorial Service at the Edwards Cemetery in Mount Pleasant, Titus County, Texas, for Pvt John Tennison and Pvt. Henry C. Thurston.

1st Lt. Commander, 5th Northeast Texas Brigade, address the crowd at the Graveside Memorial Service at the Edwards Cemetery.
1st Lt. Commander, 5th Northeast Texas Brigade, Joe Reynolds
address the crowd at the Graveside Memorial Service at the Edwards Cemetery.

April 9th, 2018 - Camp Commander Rex McGee along with Compatriots, O. M. Adames, Talks With White Buffalo, Harry King, and Joe Reynolds attended the Titus Coounty Commissioners' Court in order to get possible approval for the Titus County Historical Commission to submit Application to the Texas Historical Commission for State Antiquities Landmark Designation for our Confederate Monument.

April 9th, 2018 - Compatriot Joe Reynolds attended the Rockwall Cavalry Camp #2203, in Rockwall, Texas

Army of Trans-Mississippi Commander Johnnie Holley addressing the Rockwall Cavalry Camp #2203, in Rockwall, Texas.
Army of Trans-Mississippi Commander Johnnie Holley
addressing the Rockwall Cavalry Camp #2203, in Rockwall, Texas.

April 12th, 2018 - Adjutant Rodney Love visited, cleaned, and placed flags on the Confederate Graves at Center Grove Cemetery.

April 14th, 2018 - Compatriot Joe Reynolds attended a Memorial Service for over 100 Unknown Confederate Veterans buied in the Marshall City Cemetery, Marshall, Harrison County, Texas.

George Linton, Joe Reyolds, Sam Mercer and Jerry Haymes
Left to Right - 5th Brigade Officers
2nd Lt. Commander George Linton, 1st Lt. Commander Joe Reyolds
Commander Sam Mercer and Chaplain Jerry Haymes.

April 16th, 2018 - 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp #2270 held it's Monthly Meeting at the Old Union Community Center. Terry Smith, from Longview gave our program, Tales from the Soil, and it was enjoyed by all. 2nd Lt. Commander and Compatriot Bill Guy received their Full Guardian Medals and we swore in two new members, Hal and Tim Fletcher.

Terry Smith Guest Speaker
Terry Smith with hundreds of artifacts that he has dug up over the years.

April 19th, 2018 - Compatriot Joe Reynolds visited the General John Gregg Camp's monthly meeting which was held at the Longview Museum.

Guest Speaker, Don Majors, gave a very imformative program and sung at the meeting.
Guest Speaker, Don Majors, playing and singing at the meeting.

April 20th, 2018 - Compatriot Joe Reynolds and his wife Keesie attended the Col. Richard B. Hubbard Chapter of the MOS&B in Tyler. Texas.

April 28th, 2018 - Compatriot Joe Reynolds attended the Graveside Memorial Service for Private Jacob Walker Baughman at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Alba, Texas.

Graveside Memorial Service for Private Jacob Walker Baughman at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Alba, Texas.
Graveside Memorial Service for Private Jacob Walker Baughman
at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Alba, Texas.

May 1st, 2018 - 2nd Lt. Commander Dave Davey and Compatriot Joe Reynolds attended the Upshur County Patriot's meeting in Gilmer, Texas, where Joe performed a Memorial Service and Last Roll Call for Compatriot Rickie Gipson. This was the first memorial service for the newly formed "Northeast Texas 5th Brigade Memorial Service Unit.

Missing Compatriot Table set up for Compatriot Rickie Gipson at the Memorial Service.
Missing Compatriot Table set up for Compatriot Rickie Gipson at the Memorial Service.

May 4th - 6th, 2018 - Compatriot Joe Reynolds and his wife, Keithrie, attended the Texas Society, Military Order of the Stars and Bars, State Reunion in Abilene, Texas.

May 17th, 2018 - Compatriot Rodney Love attended the General John Gregg Camp #958 in Longview, Texas.

May 21st, 2018 - The 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp #2270 held it Monthly Stated Meeting. Compatriot Bill Starns from the Upshur County Patriots brought our program, "The 10th Texas Cavalry". National Guardian Chairman, Compatriot Phil Davis presented 15 Guardian Medals to Chaplain Michael Mars, Compatriot Michael Simpson received his appointment Cetrificate as Historian, and we swore in a new member, Gary Houston Oliver.

New Member, Gary Houston Oliver, is welcomed by Camp Command Rex McGee after being sworn in by Chaplain Michael Mars.
New Member, Gary Houston Oliver, is welcomed by Camp Command Rex McGee
after being sworn in by Chaplain Michael Mars.

June 2nd, 2018 - 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp #2270 Executive Committee met at the Camp Headquarters to discuss possible changes to the Camp By-Laws and other business.

June 5th, 2018 - Compatriots Rodney Love and Joe Reynolds attended the Upshur County Patriots Camp #2109 regular monthly meeting.

June 5th, 2018 - Compatriot Michael Simpson attended the General Sam Bell Maxey Camp #1358 regular monthly meeting.

June 8th - 10th, 2018 - Commander Rex McGee, 2nd Lt. Commander Dave Davey, Adjutant Rodney Love and Treasurer Joe Reynolds attended the 2018 Texas Division Reunion in Nacogdoches, Texas.

Texas Division Awards Committee presents Awards
Texas Division Awards Committee (left to right, Lee Lance, Joe Reynolds, Dennis Brand) presents medals
at the Texas Division Awards Luncheon while Division Commander David P. McMahon looks on.

June 21st, 2018 - Adjutant Rodney Love attended the Red Diamond Camp #2193 Monthly Meeting.

Adjutant Rodney Brown attending the Red Diamond Monthy Meeting
Adjutant Rodney Brown attending the Red Diamond Monthy Meeting.

June 30th, 2018 - Compatriots Joe Reynolds participated in the 4th of July Parade in Ore City, Texas.

Joe Reynolds with the Bonnie Blue Flag and Rodney Love getting ready to fire musket
Compatriot Joe Reynolds with the Bonnie Blue Flag and Compatriot Rodney Love
getting ready to fire musket during the Ore City 4th of July Parade.

July 12th - 14th, 2018 - Past Commander Joe Reynolds and his wife, Kessie, attended the Military Order of the Stars and Bars National Convention in Baton Rouge, Louisana.

Past Commander Reynolds and his wife Keesie at the MOS&B Awards Luncheon in Baton Rouge, LA.
Past Commander Reynolds and his wife Keesie at the MOS&B Awards Luncheon in Baton Rouge, LA.

July 18th - 22nd, 2018 - Past Commander Joe Reynolds and his wife, Kessie, represented the 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp #2270 at the 2018 National SCV Convention in Franklin, Tennessee.

Past Commander and wife Keesie at the Awards Luncheon.
Past Commander and wife Keesie at the Awards Luncheon, waiting for the ceremonies to begain.

August 16th, 2018 - Past Commander Joe Reynolds and his wife, Kessie, attended the Red Diamond Camp #2193 Monthly meeting in Texarkana, Texas

August 18th, 2018 - Commander Rex McGee and 5th Brigade 1st Lt. Commander Joe Reynolds attended the Northeast Texas 5th Brigade Called Meeting in Pittsburg, Texas.

5th Brigade Commander Sam Mercer addresses his Brigade Officers.
5th Brigade Commander Sam Mercer addresses his Brigade Officers.

August 20th, 2018 - The 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp #2270 held it Monthly Stated Meeting. The highlight of the evening was Brigade Commander Sam Mercer presenting the National Distinguished Camp Award.

Members of the 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp accept the Sons of Confederate Veterans  Distinguished Camp Award.
Members of the 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp accept the
Sons of Confederate Veterans' Distinguished Camp Award.

September 4th, 2018 - Northeast Texas 5th Brigade 1st Lt. Commander Joe Reynolds attended the Upshur County Patriots Camp #2109, in Gilmer, Texas. In the tradition of our ancestors the meeting was held outdoors (Actually the electricity was out in the building).

Outdoors meeting of the Upshur County Patriots.
Outdoors meeting of the Upshur County Patriots.

September 8th, 2018 - Northeast Texas 5th Brigade 1st Lt. Commander Joe Reynolds attended the Texas Division Executive Counsil meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

Joe Reynolds, George Linton and Sam Mercer 5th Brigade Officers at the DEC meeing in San Antonio
Joe Reynolds, George Linton and Sam Mercer
5th Brigade Officers at the DEC meeing in San Antonio


September 17th, 2018 - 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds held it's Monthly Stated Meeting, We welcomed our newest member, Dalton Henry Stout and was presented by a program "The Rebel Yell" by Chaplain Michael Mars.

Camp Commander Rex McGee presenting Dalton Henry Stout with his Membership Certificate
Camp Commander Rex McGee presenting Dalton Henry Stout with his Membership Certificate.

October 6th, 2018 - Commander Rex McGee and 5th Brigade 1st Lt. Commander Joe Reynolds attended a Graveside Memorial Service for Private William P. Briscoe, 14th Texas Cavalry, CSA and seven other Confederate heroes at Soules Chapel Cemetery, Gilmer, Texas.

Camp Commander Rex McGee addresses the audience at a Graveside Memorial Dedication for Pvt. William P. Briscoe
Camp Commander Rex McGee addresses the audience at a Graveside Memorial Dedication
for Pvt. William P. Briscoe.

October 11th, 2018 - 5th Brigade 1st Lt. Commander Joe Reynolds and wife Keesie attended the Monthly Meeting of the J. M. "Matt" Barton Camp #441 in Sulphur Springs, Texas.

October 15th, 2018 - 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp #2270 held it's Monthly Meeting. Compatriot Buffalo and Past Commander Reynolds received Full Guardian Certificates.

Compatriot Walks With White Buffalo receives his Full Guardian Medal and Certificates.
Compatriot Walks With White Buffalo receives his Full Guardian Medal and Certificates
from Camp Commander Rex McGee.

October 18th, 2018 - 5th Brigade 1st Lt. Commander Joe Reynolds and wife Keesie attended the Monthly Meeting of the Colonel Richard Bennett Hubbard Chapter 261, Military Order of the Stars and Bars in Tyler, Texas.

Commander James Newsom presents guest speaker Mr. Terry Smith with a Certificate of Appreciation.
Commander Dr. James Newsom presents guest speaker
Mr. Terry Smith with a Certificate of Appreciation.

October 20th, 2018 - Adjutant Rodney Love carried his rifle and marched in the Yamboree Parade in Gilmer, Texas.

Adjutant Rodney Love marching in the Yamboree Prade.
Adjutant Rodney Love marching in the Yamboree Prade.

November 6th, 2018 - Camp Commander Rex McGee and 5th Brigade 1st Lt. Commander Joe Reynolds attended the Upshur County Patriots Camp 2109 monthly meeting in Gilmer, Texas.

November 8th, 2018 - Past Commander Joe Reynolds and wife Keesie attended the Captain James P. Douglas Camp 124 monthly meeting in Tyler, Texas.

November 10th, 2018 - Chaplain Michael Mars and Compatriot Austin Young installed 1st National CSA flags on graves of Confederate veterans in the Talco Cemetery, Talco, Texas. Chaplain Mars also led prayer during the opening ceremony for Talco Cemetery Association Decoration Day.

November 15th, 2018 - Past Commander Joe Reynolds and wife Keesie attended the Red Diamond Camp #2193 Monthly Meeting in Texarkana, Texas.

Northeaset Texas Brigade 1st Lt. Commander Joe Reynolds presents a CSA Army Service Medal to Seargeant Major James E. Murphy.
Northeaset Texas Brigade 1st Lt. Commander Joe Reynolds presents a CSA Army Service Medal
to Seargeant Major James E. Murphy.

November 19th, 2018 - 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Held its Annual Holiday Dinner during our regular Monthly Meeting.

Annual Holiday Dinner at the 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp #2270
Annual Holiday Dinner at the 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp #2270