(August 9, 1809 - March 6, 1836)Co-commander with James Bowie, siege of the Alamo. Born in South Carolina; moved with family in 1818 to Alabama, where at 19 he was admitted to the bar; came to Texas 1831. In anahuac he joined william H. Jack and others resisting tyranny of customs collector Juan Davis Bradburn and was jailed 50 days in the fort (1832). In 1835 he led in capture and disarming of Mexican garrison reoccupying Fort Anahuac.
|Placed By||State Historical Survey Committee|
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|Date Added||Saturday, August 1st, 2015 at 6:04pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 336772 N 3292888|
|Decimal Degrees||29.75551667, -94.68815000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 45.331', W 94° 41.289'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 45' 19.86" N, 94° 41' 17.34" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near Chambers Dr, Anahuac TX 77514, US|
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