In commemorating the 50th anniversary of the capture of Galveston by the Southern Confederacy. Gen. Arthur P. Bagby commanding the "Neptune. "
Dedicated to the heroes who wore the gray at the battle of Galveston. Jan. 1, 1863 - Capt. J. T. Whitfield, Lieut. J. W. Carson, Private Jno. Buchanan, Capt. Jas. Walker, Sergeant W. H. Turk, Capt. J. W. Whitfield In memory of Lavaca Co. men who fought in the Civil War. Capt. James Walker, Gen. John B. Magruder, Col. Tom Green, Col. Arthur P. Bagby, Com. Leon Smith, Co. G. W. H. H. Brazier
Banners may be furled but heroism lives forever.