Article referring to 2 CCBeavens scrapbooks from TX Div UCV
champagne was served. Mrs. Paul DeVerter Entertains Dabney-Goodwin Chapter, UDG Mrs. Paul DeVerter recently entertained the Dabney-Goodwin Chapter, United Daughters Confederacy Confederacy in her home at 3805 East Texas Avenue. Mrs. Jack Hester presided over the business meeting. The historical program was presented presented by Mrs. Robert E. Tutt. Mrs. Tutt displayed two scrap- aooks compiled by her grandfather, grandfather, C. C. Beavens, when he was Brigadier General of the Texas Division United CorJcd- erate .Veterans in Houston between between the years-1598 and 1903. Tlie scrapbpoks contain many articles published during these years, many newspaper clippings clippings about the meetings of the Dick Dowling Chapter. UCV, Oran M. Roberts- Chapter, UDC in Houston and many letters and memoranda of his office. Mrs. Tutt gave a history her grandfather's Jife and of summary ofjiis military service,was'paroled in March, lbG5, and quoted in his own words. He enlisted in New Orleans in June 18G1. in Company G, Seventh Louisiana Regiment, under Col. Harry T. Hays. He took part in the first battle at Bull Run and "Manassas," and in all battles battles around Richmond. In the Battle of Port Republic he was wounded while charging a four gun battery and incapacitated for services for a month. He rejoined rejoined his command at Cedar Mountain, Aug. 9, 1862, and was constantly in the fights up to the Battle of the Wilderness, where he was color bearer, having having been appointed at Gettysburg. Gettysburg. "•'. • •"'He •"'He was captured at Wilderness, Wilderness, but retained his colors for six months while a prisoner at Point Lookout, Md. He returned returned the colors to the South by a comrade who escaped. He returned to Richmond; walked with four other comrades to Mobile, where he remained until the surrender of Lee. Mrs.- P. R. Beavens, Mrs. Tutt's mother, was a visitor at the meeting. Mrs. DeVerter served coffee, date cake, nuts and mints during the social hour. The next mr-eting will be held at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12, 1965, at the home of Mrs. Jack G. Hester, Hester, 801 West James. This meeting meeting will be the annual "White Elephant Sale."