1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp #2270, SCV, Mount Pleasant, Texas

 


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1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds

General Samuel Cooper, Best Website of the Year Award
Winner of the 2016
Best Web Site Award
Sons of Confederate Veterans

Texas Divison Best Website Award for 2017
Winner of the 2017
Best Web Site Award
Texas Division
Sons of Confederate Veterans

Texas Division Outstanding Camp of the Year for 2017
Winner of the 2017
Outstanding Camp of the Year
Texas Division
Sons of Confederate Veterans

 

 

 

Current and Past Events

January 2nd, 2017 - The regular monthly meeting for our camp was held at our Headquarters. Compatriot Michael Pepper, Upshur County Patriots, gave our Program, the Confederate Navy in Shreveport. Commander Joe Reynolds gave a recap of 2016 and outlined his goals for 2017.


Compatriot Michael E. Pepper, Upshur County Patriots, Camp #2109,
speaks about the Confederate Navy in Shreveport.

January 3rd, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds attended the Monthly Stated Meeting of the Upshur County Patriots, Camp #2109 in Gilmer, Texas.

January 4th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds placed Confederate Flags on seven graves at Old Union Cemetery for Jerry Don Reynolds, who is out of town.

January 7th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds and 1st Lieutenant Commander Rex McGee attended the Texas Division Executive Committee Meeting in Gatesville, Texas.

January 9th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds and Compatriot Jimmy Reynolds visit Concord, Cookville, and Phillips Taylor Cemeteries in order to place Confederate Flags on Graves and make sure that they were in Good Repair.


Final resting place of our Camp Namesake, First Lieutenant David Richard Reynolds, CSA.

January 14th, 2017 - 1st Lieutenant Commander Rex McGee visited Greenhill and Nevills Chapel Cemeteries to replace worn or faded flags.

January 20th, 2017 - Compatriot Rodney Love visited Linden and Shiloh Cemeteries to replace worn or faded flags.

January 21st, 2017 - Compatriot Rodney Love attended Confederate Hero’s Day in Longview Texas and participated by carrying the Bonnie Blue Flag.


Compatriot Rodney Love with 1st Sgt. George Linton, Commander of the Lone Star Color Guard

January 24th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds visited Bennion, Bridges Chapel, Cook and Tranquil Cemeteries to replace worn or faded flags.

January 25th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds and Compatriot Rodney Love visited Antioch, Center Grove, Centerhill and Mt. Zion Cemeteries in Cass County. The purpose of the visits was to place flags and take pictures in order to submit Guardian Applications for Compatriot Love.


Compatriot Rodney Love Standing next to a Confederate Hero that he is adopting in the Guardian Program.

January 26th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds and Compatriot Talks With White Buffalo visited Center Grove in Titus County to replace torn and faded flags on Confederate Heroes Graves.

January 28th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds and wife Keithrie, attended the General Robert E. Lee and General "Stonewall" Jackson Birthday Party, sponsored by the Colonel Richard Bennett Hubbard #261 Camp, Military Order of the Stars and Bars, in Tyler, Texas.


Camp Commander Larry "Joe" Reynolds and wife Keesie
at the Lee/Jackson Birthday Party

February 6th, 2017 - 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp #2270 held our Monthly Meeting at our Headquarters. Compatriot Charles Hayes of the Captain James P Douglas Camp #124 in Tyler presented our Monthly Program - Civil War Limericks. 1st Lt. Commander Rex McGee Received an Oak Leaf Cluster to his Guarding Medal and was awarded 3 new Certificates by Guardian Chairman, Phil Davis.


Camp Commander Larry "Joe" Reynolds Presents a Certificate of Appreciation
to Compatriot Charles Hayes for his Monthly Program.

February 9th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds and Compatriot Talks With White Buffalo searched for, located, and visited Johnson-Batte Cemetery. There are only 5 graves here and only one of them is marked. We will attempt to obtain a Veteran's Marker for Pvt. Albert Curlee Smith.

February 10th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds. 1st Lt. Commander Rex McGee and Compatriot Talks With White Buffalo along with members of the Upshur County Patriots, Steve Austin, Titus County Veterans Officer, and family members visited the Snodgrass Cemetery, where 6 Confederate Heroes are buried, was just declared a Historical Marker, thanks to Ms Joyce Fountain.

Commander Joe Reynolds and Ms Joyce Fountain
Camp Commander Larry "Joe" Reynolds Presents a Certificate of Appreciation
to Joyce Fountain for her efforts in honoring our Confederate Heroes.

February 25th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds attended the Army of Trans-Mississippi Symposium, hosted by the Red Diamond Camp at Hooks, Texas.

February 25th, 2017 - Compatriot Rodney Love attended and marched in the Parade during Madri Gras in Jefferson, Texas.

March 4th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds and 1st Lieutenant Commander Rex McGee attended the annual Confederate Flag Day at Camp Ford, Tyler, Texas. This was a joint event with the with the 4th, 5th, 7th, and 8th Brigades of the Texas Division.

March 6th, 2017 - 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp #2270 held our Monthly Meeting at our Headquarters. Instead of a guest speaker we held a business meeting.

March 7th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds attended the General Sam Bell Maxie Camp #1358 Monthly meeting in Paris, Texas.

March 16th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds and his wife Keesie attended the General John Gregg Camp #958 Monthly meeting in Longview, Texas.

March 18th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds and 1st Lt. Commander Rex McGee attended the Texas Division DEC Meeting in Gatesville, Texas.

March 22nd, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds and wife Keithrie, attended the W. W. Heartsill Camp #2042 in Marshall, Texas.

April 1st, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds and Compatriot Rodney Love attended a Memorial Dedication Service at the Pine Forest Cemetery, Hopkins County, Texas honoring Private Benjamin Franklin Stout. Commander Reynolds served as the Master of Ceremonies.

April 3rd, 2017 - 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp #2270 held our Monthly Meeting at our Headquarters. The Program was titled Chaplains in the Civil War and was given by our own Chaplain Michael Mars.

April 4th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds visited the Upshur County Patriots Camp #2109 in Gilmer, Texas.

April 8th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds attended and served as Master of Ceremonies for a Memorial Dedication Service at the Hubbard Chapel Cemetery, Bowie County, Texas honoring Private Green Anderson Allison, Company E, 4th Texas Cavalry, the Great Great Grandfather of Compatriot George Linton.

April 14th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds manned the Confederate Heritage Display and the Gregg County Historical Museum in Longview, Texas.

April 15th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds, Compatriot Rodney Love, and Compatriot Randy Brock attended a Memorial Dedication Service at the Oak Ridge Cemetery, Marietta, Cass County, Texas, honoring James Redding Finley, John Minor Harty, and 18 other Confederate Heroes. Commander Reynolds served as the Master of Ceremonies.


Camp Commander Larry "Joe" Reynolds welcomes guests to the Memorial Dedication.

April 20th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds and his wife Keithrie attended the monthly meeting at the Red Diamond Camp in Texarkana, Texas.

April 28th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds and his wife Keithrie attended the quarterly Military Order of the Stars and Bars meeting in Tyler, Texas.

May 1st, 2017 - 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp #2270, held its monthly meeting at our Headquarters. We had a very good turn out and swore in a new Member.


Camp Commander Larry "Joe" Reynolds swears in our newest member, Bill Dixon, while 1st Lt. Commander Rex McGee Looks on

May 5th, 2017 - Commander Larry Joe Reynolds attended "Living History Day" in Jefferson, Texas.

May 6th, 2017 - Camp Commander Larry Joe Reynolds carried the "Confederate Battle Flag" in the Civil War Weekend Parade in Jefferson, Texas

Jefferson Civil War Weekend Parade
Camp Commander Larry "Joe" Reynolds carries the "Battle Flag" in the Civil War Weekend Parade in Jefferson, Texas.

May 8th, 2017 - Commander Larry Joe Reynolds traveled to Austin, Texas to speak with State Representatives about House Bill 1359


The Confederate Hero's Statue on the East Side of the Capitol on the State Grounds.

May 13th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds and 1st Lieutenant Commander Rex McGee attended the Graveside Memorial Service for Sgt. William Henry Tuel & Pvt. Hugh J. M. Simpson at the Old Ming Cemetery in Gilmer, Texas.

May 20th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds and wife Keesie attended the United Daughters of the Confederacy's Military Awards Ceremony in Gilmer, Texas.

June 2nd - 4th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds and 1st Lt. Commander Rex McGee attended the 2017 Texas Division Reunion in Fort Worth, Texas.


Camp Commander Larry Joe Reynolds (far right) being sworn in as the
5th Brigade, 1st Lieutenant Commander at the 120th Texas Division Reunion.

Texas Division Outstanding Camp
1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp #2270
wins the Outstanding Camp of the Year Award
at the Texas Division Reunion


Camp #2270 also wins first place in the following:
4-Star Camp Award, Community Service Award,
Best Newsletter Award and Best Website Award.

June 6th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds and 1st Lt. Commander Rex McGee carried the colors for the Honor Guard at the Veterans Memorial Golf Tournament at Holly Lake Ranch, Texas.


Commander Joe Reynolds and 1st Lt. Commander Rex McGee, serving
with the Confederate Lone Star Color Guard at the
Veteran's Memorial Golf Tournament.

June 6th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds attended the Monthly meeting of the Upshur County Patriots Camp #2109 in Gilmer, Texas, where he presented the National Ladies Appreciation Medal to Ms. Esther E. Linton, on behalf of the 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp.

June 15th, 2017 - Commander Joe Reynolds attended the Monthly meeting of the Red Diamond Camp #2193 in Texarkana, Texas, where he presented the Lucy Pickens Award to Ms. Donna Stotts on behalf of the Texas Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans.

Commander Joe Reynolds presents Lucy Pickens Award to Donna Stotts
As Texas Division Awards Chairman, 5th Brigade 1st Lieutenant Commander Joe Reynolds presents Ms. Donna Stotts with the prestigious Lucy Pickens Award and Medal.

June 19th, 2017 - Monthly Meeting of the 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp #2270. We had a full night of Presenting Awards, Celebrating Commander Joe Reynolds' Birthday and heard an informative speech from Steve Austin, Titus County Veterans Service Officer, about Proactive measures to help preserve our monuments.

Steve Ausing
Steve Austin, Titus County Veterans Service Officer and President of the Titus County Historical Society, talks with the Camp about being pro-active with our Monuments.

July 1st, 2017 - Camp Commander Joe Reynolds, 1st Lt. Commander Rex McGee and Compatriot Rodney Love joined the 5th Brigade's Confederate Lone Star Color Guard in their march in Ore City's Fourth of July Parade.


Commander Joe Reynolds, 1st Lt. Commander Rex McGee and Compatriot Rodney Love getting ready for the Parade

July 13th, 2017 - Camp Commander Joe Reynolds and wife Keesie attended the Monthly Meeting of the J. M. "Matt" Barton Camp #441 in Sulphur Springs, Texas.

July 17th, 2017 - The 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp #2270 held its regular Monthly Meeting with Guest Speaker Mark Vogl, who gave an interesting and informative program on the Battle of Chancellorsville. We also swore in new Cadet Member, Seth Clark. Two new guests left the meeting with Membership Applications.


Guest Speaker, Mark Vogl, talks about the Battle of Chancellorsville.

 


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