Fannin County, Texas

Confederate Commissary

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Army supply headquarters for Northern Sub-District of Texas.  Dispensed uniforms, clothing blankets, harness, bridles, gear, saddles, food rations.  Beef, pork and wild game were cooked in an Army mess kitchen furnace on this site.  At least 7 brigades defending the northeastern frontier of Texas drew supplies here.  To keep the 1861 Confederate treaty with friendly tribes in Indian Territory, food rations were issued here to civilians of the Choctaw, Cherokee and other nations fighting for the South.

Location:  6th and North Main, Bonham