Color Guard

Members of the Mechanized Calvary form the color guard for the Southern Cross of Honor Ceremony.
Members of the Mechanized Calvary form the color guard for the Southern Cross of Honor Ceremony.

Heritage Reenactors of the Texas 4th Brigade, Lt. Alexander Cameron Camp No. 2226 (Greenville) color guard march the colors to the grave site of Private John Mack at the Old Concord Baptist Church Saturday morning , September 26th. The area was originally known as Jacob’s Prairie before the community adopted the name Jocobia.

The flags represent the Republic of Texas, United States of America, Confederate States of America, the Lt. Alexander Cameron Camp and the 3rd National flag.  The last flag represents the Fourth Brigade.

The Southern Cross of Honor was bestowed on the grave of Private John Mack by members of the Lt. Alexander Cameron Camp, No. 2226.  John came to Hunt County after the war, settled in the Jacob’s Prairie Community just south of present day Jacobia, started a farm and raised a family.  Several descendants are buried in the Old Concord Churchyard.

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