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Officers 2022 - 2026

Glenn Carroll, President, Fort Worth, TX, President, Fort Worth, TX

Rick Featherston, Vice President, Tyler, TX, Vice President, Tyler, TX

Curt Locklear, Chaplain, The Woodlands, TX

Liz Leifeste, Recording Secretary, Houston, TX

Gabrielle (Gaby) Hadyka, Corresponding Secretary, Corpus Christi, TX

John Stevens, Treasurer, Fresno, TX

Rick Eiserman, Historian, Carlisle, PA

Martha Hartzog, Presidant Emeritus, Austin, TX

Special Advisors to the Board:

* Robert N. Jones, Jr., Chatfield, Texas
* Finney Clay, Brenham, Texas
* Joe Walker, Waco, Texas

Advisory Board:

Dr. Donald S. Frazier, Director of the Texas Center at Schreiner University, Kerrville, Texas, President and CEO of the McWhiney History Education Group, author of a 4-vol. work on the war in Louisiana and the Trans-Mississippi, whose latest title is Blood on the Bayou: Vicksburg, Port Hudson,and the Trans-Mississippi.

Stephen M. “Sam” Hood, author of The Lost Papers of Confederate General John Bell Hood and John Bell Hood: The Rise, Fall and Resurrection of a Confederate General. A distant relative of General Hood, Sam is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Blue Gray Education Society of Chatham VA, and past president of the Board of Directors of Confederate Memorial Hall Museum in New Orleans.

Dr. Richard McCaslin, Director of Publications – Texas State Historical Association, is author of numerous works, including A Soldier's Letters to Charming Nellie: The Correspondence of Joseph B. Polley, Hood's Texas Brigade; Lee in the Shadow of Washington; and Fighting Stock: John S. “Rip” Ford of Texas.

Hon. Jerry Patterson, former Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office, Patterson is a keen student of history and has an understanding of the importance of preserving all of history. He is well respected for his support of history groups, including the Buffalo Soldiers, The Sons of Confederate Veterans, and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Dr. Susannah K. Ural, She is Professor of History at Mississippi State University – Starkville, Mississippi, and is the Frank & Virginia Williams Chair for Abraham Lincoln & Civil War Studies in the Dept of History; since her time teaching at Sam Houston University in Huntsville, Susannah has had an interest in Hood's Brigade. She is author of Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades: The Civil War In The Words of Those Who Lived It and The Harp and the Eagle: Irish-American Volunteers and the Union Army, 1861-1865.

Past Presidents:

* Martha Hartzog 2004 - 2022
* Shelley Rardin 2000 - 2004
* Ross Krape 1994 - 2000
* Thomas T. Davis 1991 - 1994
* T. J. Honeycutt 1988 - 1991 (Deceased January 4, 2008)
* Ruth Peebles 1976 - 1980
* Bruce Marshall 1967 - 1971