Rev. David Dickerson Banks
Co. B, 29th Arkansas Regiment
    The Rev. David Dickerson Banks (b. April 3, 1841, in Tennessee, d. 1919, Cherokee Co., Tex.) was the son of George F. and Mariah Sims Banks.
    As a young man, he served in the Confederate Army with Co. B of the 29th Arkansas.  In 1886 he was in Searcy, Ark., where he met Sarah Anne Siddall, a Tennessee native who had moved to Searcy at an early age.
    The couple moved to Texas in 1869 and settled near Mt. Zion in Cherokee County and united with The Methodist Church.  He was licensed as a Methodist minister in 1874, and became a circuit rider asigned to the Alto circuit.
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