Henry William Augustine was born 1806 in South Carolina. In 1832 he was appointed to a committee of fifteen to select the townsite of San Augustine, which was founded in 1834. At the battle of Nacogdoches on August 2, 1832, Augustine was battalion commander of the San Augustine regiment. On October 17, 1835, he raised a company in San Augustine to join the Texas volunteer army to march against the Mexican forces at San Antonio de Béxar; meanwhile, he became a delegate to the Consultation in San Felipe, after which George English succeeded him as company captain in the Siege of Béxar, December 5–10.He died 1874 in Polk County. A state plaque marks his gravesite in Magnolia Cemetery, Segno.
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