People of the Texas Revolution

2017-07-30T19:02:43+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Sam Houston, Albert Clinton Horton, Stephen F. Austin, James Bowie, Mirabeau B. Lamar, Thomas Jefferson Rusk, Juan Seguín, Anson Jones, Edward Burleson, Robert M. Coleman (Texan politician), Bailey Hardeman, Plácido Benavides, Walter P. Lane, George W. Smyth, José Antonio Mexía, William Wirt Adams, Robert J. Kleberg, Adrián Woll, George Childress, Micajah Autry, Ira Ingram, Ira Westover, Thomas B. Bell, Manuel María Lombardini, Adolphus Sterne, Asa Brigham, Branch T. Archer, John William Smith, Joseph Bonnell, José Francisco Ruiz, José María Jesús Carbajal, Henry Karnes, Henry Eustace McCulloch, Antonio Menchaca, John Thomson Mason (1787–1850), Elijah Sterling Clack Robertson, Erasmo Seguín, Fernando De León, Gaspar Flores de Abrego, William Ward (Texas), William Whitaker Reed, David G. Burnet, Samuel Maverick, William W. Loring, John Austin Wharton (1806–38), José Antonio Navarro, Andrew Jackson Sowell, Francisco Antonio Ruiz, Frank W. Johnson, George W. Morgan, George Washington Hockley, Robert Potter (U.S. politician), Benjamin McCulloch, John Wheeler Bunton, Joel Walter Robison, Manuel de Mier y Terán, William H. Wharton, William Ranney, Benjamin Milam, Manuel Antonio Santiago Tarin, Manuel N. Flores, Mathew Caldwell, Memucan Hunt, Jr., Lorenzo de Zavala, James Collinsworth, Collin McKinney, Salvador Flores, Toribio Losoya, Antonio Gaona, Arthur Swift, Charles Edward Hawkins, Deaf Smith, Edwin Waller, William Becknell, James Grant (Texas), James Milford Day, Joanna Troutman, Samuel Rhoads Fisher flashcards People of the Texas Revolution
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  • Sam Houston
    Samuel "Sam" Houston (March 2, 1793 – July 26, 1863) was an American politician and soldier, best known for his role in bringing Texas into the United States as a constituent state.
  • Albert Clinton Horton
    Albert Clinton Horton (September 4, 1798 – September 1, 1865) was a Texan politician, and the first Lieutenant Governor of Texas serving under Governor James P.
  • Stephen F. Austin
    Stephen Fuller Austin (November 3, 1793 – December 27, 1836) was an American empresario born in Virginia and raised in southeastern Missouri.
  • James Bowie
    James "Jim" Bowie (pronounced /ˈbuːiː/ BOO-ee) (c. 1796 – March 6, 1836) was a 19th-century American pioneer, who played a prominent role in the Texas Revolution, culminating in his death at the Battle of the Alamo.
  • Mirabeau B. Lamar
    Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar (August 16, 1798 – December 19, 1859) was a Texas politician, poet, diplomat and soldier who was a leading Texas political figure during the Texas Republic era.
  • Thomas Jefferson Rusk
    Thomas Jefferson Rusk (December 5, 1803 – July 29, 1857) was an early political and military leader of the Republic of Texas, serving as its first Secretary of War as well as a general at the Battle of San Jacinto.
  • Juan Seguín
    Juan Nepomuceno Seguín (October 27, 1806 – August 27, 1890) was a political and military figure of the Texas Revolution helping to establish the independence of Texas.
  • Anson Jones
    Anson Jones (January 20, 1798 – January 9, 1858) was a doctor, businessperson, member of Congress, and the fourth and last President of the Republic of Texas, sometimes called the "Architect of Annexation".
  • Edward Burleson
    Edward Burleson (December 15, 1798 – December 26, 1851) was the third Vice President of the Republic of Texas.
  • Robert M. Coleman (Texan politician)
    Robert M. Coleman (1793 - July 1, 1837) was an American Texan politician and soldier, aide-de-camp to Sam Houston; said to be his sober antithesis and the true hero of the republic.
  • Bailey Hardeman
    Bailey Hardeman (1795–1836) was the first Secretary of the Treasury for the Republic of Texas.
  • Plácido Benavides
    Plácido Benavides (1810–1837) was an early Mexican-born settler in De Leon's Colony, Victoria County, Texas.
  • Walter P. Lane
    Walter Paye Lane (February 18, 1817 – January 28, 1892) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War who also served in the armies of the Republic of Texas and the United States of America.
  • George W. Smyth
    George Washington Smyth (May 16, 1803 – February 21, 1866, Austin, Texas) was a Texas politician and a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives.
  • José Antonio Mexía
    José Antonio Mexía Hernández (c. 31 December 1800 – 3 May 1839) was a 19th-century Mexican general and politician.
  • William Wirt Adams
    William Wirt Adams (March 22, 1819 – May 1, 1888) was a banker, planter, state legislator, and Brigadier-General in the Confederate States Army.
  • Robert J. Kleberg
    Robert Justus Kleberg (September 10, 1803 – October 30, 1888), christened Johan Christian Justus Robert Kleberg, was a German Texan from Herstelle, Westphalia, then part of the Kingdom of Prussia.
  • Adrián Woll
    Adrián Woll (December 2, 1795 – February 1875) was a French Mexican general in the army of Mexico during the Texas Revolution and the military conflict between Mexico and the Republic of Texas which followed.
  • George Childress
    George Campbell Childress (January 8, 1804 – October 6, 1841) was a lawyer, politician, illegal immigrant to Mexico, and a principal author of the Texas Declaration of Independence.
  • Micajah Autry
    Micajah Autry (1793 – March 6, 1836) was an American merchant, poet and lawyer who died in the Texas Revolution at the Battle of the Alamo.
  • Ira Ingram
    Ira Ingram (August 19, 1788 – September 22, 1837) was a soldier, legislator, and a land owner.
  • Ira Westover
    Ira J. Westover (1795 – March 27, 1836) was an officer in the Texian Army who served in the Texas Revolution, leading a force during the Battle of Lipantitlán.
  • Thomas B. Bell
    Thomas Bell was one of Stephen F.
  • Manuel María Lombardini
    Manuel José María Ignacio Lombardini de la Torre (23 July 1802 – 22 December 1853) was a Mexican general and politician who supported Antonio López de Santa Anna.
  • Adolphus Sterne
    Nicholas Adolphus Sterne (April 5, 1801 – March 27, 1852) served three terms in the Texas House of Representatives and one term in the Texas State Senate.
  • Asa Brigham
    Asa Brigham (31 August 1788 – 3 July 1844) was a Texas politician, businessman and signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence (1836), which declared independence from Mexico.
  • Branch T. Archer
    Branch Tanner Archer (December 13, 1790 – September 22, 1856) was a Texan who served as Commissioner to the United States and Speaker of the House of the Republic of Texas House of Representatives and Secretary of War of the Republic of Texas.
  • John William Smith
    John William Smith (November 4, 1792 – January 12, 1845) (born William John Smith in Virginia) was a Texas political figure, the first mayor of San Antonio under the Republic of Texas and the first mayor of San Antonio under the state of Texas.
  • Joseph Bonnell
    Joseph Bonnell (August 4, 1802 – September 27, 1840) was a formally recognized hero of the Texas Revolution.
  • José Francisco Ruiz
    José Francisco "Francis" Ruiz (ca. January 29, 1783 – January 19, 1840) was a soldier, educator, politician, Republic of Texas Senator, and revolutionary.
  • José María Jesús Carbajal
    José María Jesús Carbajal (1809–1874) (also spelled Carvajal, Caravajal, Carabajal and Carbahal) was a Mexican freedom fighter, who opposed the Centralist government installed by Antonio López de Santa Anna.
  • Henry Karnes
    Henry Wax Karnes (September 8, 1812 – August 16, 1840) was notable as a soldier and figure of the Texas Revolution, as well as the commander of General Sam Houston's "Spy Squad" at the Battle of San Jacinto.
  • Henry Eustace McCulloch
    Henry Eustace McCulloch (December 6, 1816 – March 12, 1895) was a soldier in the Texas Revolution, a Texas Ranger, and a brigadier general in the army of the Confederate States during the American Civil War.
  • Antonio Menchaca
    José Antonio Menchaca (January 1800- November 1, 1879) was an American soldier and politician who fought in the Texas Revolution and was recognized by a Joint Resolution of the Republic of Texas on December 22, 1838.
  • John Thomson Mason (1787–1850)
    John Thomson Mason (January 8, 1787 – April 17, 1850) was an American lawyer, United States marshal, Secretary of Michigan Territory from 1830 through 1831, land agent, and an important figure in the Texas Revolution.
  • Elijah Sterling Clack Robertson
    Elijah Sterling Clack Robertson (1820–1879) was an early white settler in Robertson's Colony in Texas.
  • Erasmo Seguín
    Juan Jose Maria Erasmo Seguin (May 26, 1782 – October 30, 1857) was a prominent citizen and politician in San Antonio de Bexar (modern-day San Antonio, Texas, USA) in the 19th century.
  • Fernando De León
    Fernando De León (1798–1853) was a co-founder of Victoria, Texas, and the first commissioner and colonization manager of De León's Colony.
  • Gaspar Flores de Abrego
    José Gaspar Flores de Abrego (1781–1836) was a Tejano who served five terms as the mayor of San Antonio, Texas.
  • William Ward (Texas)
    William Ward (ca.? – 1836), was a Macon, Georgia native, who answered the appeal from Texas, during the Texas Revolution.
  • William Whitaker Reed
    William Whitaker Reed (January 23, 1816 - August 21, 1891) was a Tennessee native and a pioneer in the settlement of Bell County, Texas.
  • David G. Burnet
    David Gouverneur Burnet (April 14, 1788 – December 5, 1870) was an early politician within the Republic of Texas, serving as interim President of Texas (1836 and again in 1841), second Vice President of the Republic of Texas (1839–41), and Secretary of State (1846) for the new state of Texas after it was annexed to the United States of America.
  • Samuel Maverick
    Samuel Augustus Maverick (July 23, 1803 – September 2, 1870) was a Texas lawyer, politician, land baron and signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.
  • William W. Loring
    William Wing Loring (December 4, 1818 – December 30, 1886) was a soldier from North Carolina who served in the armies of the United States, the Confederacy, and Egypt.
  • John Austin Wharton (1806–38)
    John Austin Wharton (April 1806 - December 17, 1838) was distinguished as a statesman, a lawyer, and a soldier.
  • José Antonio Navarro
    José Antonio Navarro (February 27, 1795 – January 13, 1871) was a Texas statesman, revolutionary, rancher, and merchant.
  • Andrew Jackson Sowell
    Andrew Jackson Sowell (June 27, 1815 – January 4, 1883) was a lifelong soldier and farmer in the 19th-century.
  • Francisco Antonio Ruiz
    Francisco Antonio Ruiz (c. 1804 – October 18, 1876) was the alcalde of San Antonio during the Texas Revolution and was responsible for identifying the bodies of those killed at the Battle of the Alamo.
  • Frank W. Johnson
    Francis White "Frank" Johnson (October 3, 1799 – April 8, 1884) was a co-commander of the Texian Army from December 1835 through February 1836, during the Texas Revolution.
  • George W. Morgan
    George Washington Morgan (September 20, 1820 – July 26, 1893) was an American soldier, lawyer, politician, and diplomat.
  • George Washington Hockley
    George Westcott Hockley (August 11, 1793 – June 6, 1851) was a Texas revolutionary who served as Secretary of War for the Republic of Texas.
  • Robert Potter (U.S. politician)
    Robert Potter (c. 1800–March 2, 1842) was an American politician and Texas independence activist.
  • Benjamin McCulloch
    Benjamin McCulloch (November 11, 1811 – March 7, 1862) was a soldier in the Texas Revolution, a Texas Ranger, a major general in the Texas militia and thereafter a major in the United States Army (United States Volunteers) during the Mexican-American War, a U.
  • John Wheeler Bunton
    John Wheeler Bunton (22 February 1807 – 24 August 1879) was a Texas settler and signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence (1836), which declared independence from Mexico.
  • Joel Walter Robison
    Joel Walter Robison (October 1815 – August 4, 1889) was a Georgia native and a fighter in the Texas Revolution.
  • Manuel de Mier y Terán
    José Manuel Rafael Simeón de Mier y Terán (February 18, 1789 — July 3, 1832), commonly called Manuel de Mier y Terán or General Teran, was a Mexican general involved in the Mexican and Texan revolutions.
  • William H. Wharton
    William Harris Wharton (April 27, 1802 – March 14, 1839) was an early colonist, political leader, diplomat, senator and orator in Texas.
  • William Ranney
    William Tylee Ranney (May 9, 1813 – November 18, 1857) was a 19th-century American painter, known for his depictions of Western life, sporting scenery, historical subjects and portraiture.
  • Benjamin Milam
    Benjamin Rush "Ben" Milam (October 20, 1788 – December 7, 1835) was a leading figure in the Texas Revolution.
  • Manuel Antonio Santiago Tarin
    Manuel Antonio Santiago Tarín (1811–1849) (also known as Manuel Leal) was a Mexican soldier and a recruiter and participant in the Texas Revolution on the Texian side.
  • Manuel N. Flores
    Manuel Flores (Jose Manuel Nepomunceno Paublino Flores; ca. 1801–1868) served as a volunteer in the Texas army in 1835–1838.
  • Mathew Caldwell
    Matthew Caldwell, (March 8, 1798 – December 28, 1842), also spelled Matthew Caldwell was a 19th-century Texas settler, military figure, Captain of the Gonzales – Seguin Rangers and a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.
  • Memucan Hunt, Jr.
    Memucan Hunt (August 7, 1807 – June 5, 1856) was the first Minister of Texas to the United States, Secretary of the Texas Navy, and an unsuccessful candidate for Vice-President of the Republic of Texas.
  • Lorenzo de Zavala
    Manuel Lorenzo Justiniano de Zavala y Sáenz, who was known by the name Lorenzo de Zavala, (October 3, 1788 – November 15, 1836) was a 19th-century liberal Mexican and Texan politician of Spanish descent.
  • James Collinsworth
    James Thompson Collinsworth (1806 – July 11, 1838) was an American-born Texian lawyer and political figure in early history of the Republic of Texas.
  • Collin McKinney
    Collin McKinney (April 17, 1766 – September 9, 1861) was a land surveyor, merchant, politician, and lay preacher.
  • Salvador Flores
    Salvador Flores (Jose Salvador Ramon Flores) (ca. 1806–1855) served as a volunteer in the Texan Army in 1835–1836.
  • Toribio Losoya
    José Toribio Losoya, (April 11, 1808 – March 6, 1836) was a former Mexican soldier, a Texian military participant in the Siege of Bexar and Battle of the Alamo defender.
  • Antonio Gaona
    Antonio Gaona (1793–1848) was a general in the Mexican army of the 19th century.
  • Arthur Swift
    Arthur Swift (1812–1855) was a 19th-century Texas merchant, surveyor, political and military figure.
  • Charles Edward Hawkins
    Charles Edward Hawkins (1802 - February 11, 1837) was the Commander of the First Texas Navy during the Texan Revolution.
  • Deaf Smith
    Erastus "Deaf" Smith (April 19, 1787 – November 30, 1837) was an American frontiersman noted for his part in the Texas Revolution and the Army of the Republic of Texas.
  • Edwin Waller
    Edwin Waller (November 4, 1800 – January 3, 1881) was an entrepreneur, signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, the first mayor of Austin, Texas, and the designer of its downtown grid plan.
  • William Becknell
    William Becknell (1787 or 1788–30 April 1865) was a soldier, politician, and freight operator who is credited with opening the Santa Fe Trail in 1821.
  • James Grant (Texas)
    James Grant (1793–1836) was a 19th-century Texas politician, physician and military participant in the Texas Revolution.
  • James Milford Day
    James Milford Day (1815–1894) was a 19th-century Texas military figure.
  • Joanna Troutman
    Joanna Troutman also Johanna Troutman (19 February 1818 – 23 July 1879) sewed a flag for a battalion of Georgia volunteers who were leaving to fight in the Texas Revolution, which became known as the Troutman flag, consisting of a five-pointed blue star and the words "Liberty or Death" on a white silk field.
  • Samuel Rhoads Fisher
    Samuel Rhoads Fisher was the secretary of the Navy of the Republic of Texas.