Colonel Moore was elected Colonel Commandant of the Army of Texas on October 11, 1835 in Gonzales, the same day Stephen F. Austin was elected Commander in Chief and Edward Burleson, Lieutenant Colonel. Moore resigned his office on November 6th in Bexar and Ed Burleson was elected to replace him on November 7th. MOORE, JOHN […]
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Thomas Clifton enlisted Oct. 28, 1835 and was discharged Dec. 5 that same year. He was in the 1st Infantry Regt, Army of the Republic of Texas and served with York’s volunteers. He commanded the 1st division during the siege and capture of San Antonio de Bexar for which he was awarded a land grant […]
FALL OF BEJAR, AND Surrender of General Cos!! Head Quarters, Volunteer Army, Bejar, December 14, 1835 To his Excellency the Provisional Governor of Texas. Sir, I have the satisfaction to enclose a copy of colonel Johnson’s account of the storming and surrender of San Antonio de Bejar, to which I have little […]