When Freedom Cried Out
The Freedmen's Bureau in Texas

  Charles F. Rand


Charles F. Rand Holland Land Office Museum Exhibits

Charles Rand, Medal of Honor

Photo of Grave site of MOH Recipient

Charles Rand- Genealogy Forum

Newspaper Abstracts: Batavia Daily

" Finally, after Charles F. Rand, Freedmen's Bureauqv agent and winner of a Presidential Medal of Honor for bravery in action during the Civil War, fled from the county fearing for his life in August 1868, a detachment of federal troops under Maj. George Starkley was stationed in Clarksville."

-Handbook of Texas Online

"On July 20 or 21, 1868, former Confederate soldier Private Ben Griffith was shot in the back by a United States officer / Freedman's Bureau Agent, Charles F. Rand, in Clarksville. Red River County, Texas."

-Pvt. Benjamin H. Griffith