George Washington Glasscock was born 1810 in Kentucky. He fought in the Black Hawk War in Illinois. He served with James Chesshire’s company in the Grass Fight and the Siege of Béxar. He died in Austin February 28, 1868. Glasscock County was named in his honor.
John James Dix, Sr. was born 1796 in Massachusetts. He was a part of the Texas force that took San Antonio in the Siege of Béxar in 1835. Dix died in Corpus Christi January 18, 1870.
Calloway Deen (Dean) was born 1812 in Tennessee. Nov. 1, 1835 he enlisted in the Texas army as sergeant in Henry W. Augustine’s company. He participated in the Siege of Béxar and was discharged on December 14. He enlisted in John M. Bradley’s company and served from June 25 to October 1, 1836. He served in the First Regiment, First Brigade. Deen died on May 25, 1892, and was buried in the Starrville Cemetery in Smith County.
Thomas B. Cox was born 1785 in Alabama. He served at the siege of Béxar and was mustered into the Texas army on January 24, 1836, as a private in Capt. John Chenoweth’s company. He was one of only four members of the company to escape death at the Goliad Massacre. He later served as a private in Capt. Thomas H. McIntire’s company of Col. Sidney Sherman’s Second Regiment, Texas Volunteers, at the battle of San Jacinto.
Joel Walter Robison was born 1815 in Georgia. With his father, John G. Robison, he served in Capt. Henry Stevenson Brown’s company at the battle of Velasco on June 26, 1832. Robison became a volunteer Indian fighter in the company of Capt. John Yorkqv. He served at the Siege of Béxar in 1835 and took part in the Grass Fight and the battle of Concepción. At the battle of San Jacinto, Robison was a private in Capt. William Jones Elliot Heard’s Company F of Col. Edward Burleson’s First Regiment, Texas Volunteers, and was one of the party that captured Antonio López de Santa Anna. The Mexican general is said to have entered the Texan camp riding double on Robison’s horse. On December 14, 1836, Sam Houston commissioned Robison a first lieutenant in the Texas Rangers. Joel died at his home in Warrenton on August 4, 1889.