The Civil War in Texas: An Exhibit from the Texas State Library and Archives
Before the War 1860: Big Trouble Secession! 1861: Opening Act Dissent
1862: Fiery Trial 1863: The Tide Turns 1864: No Way Out End of the Ordeal Further Reading

W.G. Freeman's Inspection of Fort Worth, September 7, 1853

Page 3

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Back to exhibit

Colonel W.G. Freeman, inspection report of Fort Worth, 1853

96 bis. [?]

Fig. Q—Rough plan of Fort Worth, Texas.


a. Comy. offrs. Qs. 2 rooms, 18x18, with passages 15 ft.
hewn logs—clapboard roof—leaky

b. Offrs Qs. 2 rooms, 15x15, with 8 ft passage.

c. Offrs Qs. 2 rooms, 14x14, with 8 ft passage.

d. Qs. Co. B, 2 Drags—2 double buildings with
passages between of 12 ft—4 rooms, 17x17 Not leaky

e. Unoccupied Compy Qs.—palisade work—logs
leaky & no floor.

f. Hospital—body of building 34x17—2 corner
rooms 10x10—framed—board floors—clapboard roof.
2 piazzas.

g. Adjutant’s Office—framed—2 rooms, 11x11, with
passages of 7 ft—2 leaky piazzas

h. ___[?] Commissary Storeroom, 90x31, logs, no
floors—clapboard roof.

i. Q. Master’s Storeroom, 30x15—logs, no floor,

k. Guard House—logs—without floor, 12x12

l. Bakehouse—logs, 15x20—leaky

m. Compy Mess Shed—palissade [sic] work, 30x15--
no floor—leaky.

n. Compy Stable—palissade [sic] work, 150x30--
clapboard roof—leaky

o. Unfinished QMr’s Stable-- palissade [sic] work.

p. Laundresses Qs. 12x15—logs, no floors—

q. Sutler’s [?] Store.

r. Kitchens—logs—15x15—puncheon floors—

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Back to exhibit

Brevet Lieutenant Colonel W.G. Freeman's Inspection of the 8th Military Department, 1853. Manuscript Collection, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Page last modified: August 23, 2011