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 for 640 acres.
Found in The Battles and men of the Republic of Texas by Arthur Wyllie.
Also see Blanco County History : Land Grants Within the Restricted Area of Blanco County and Early Surveyors
Lost. — My Discharge for services rendered the Late Republic of Texas as a member of Capt. John York’s Company at the Storming of Bexar, December 1835. If not found within the time prescribed by law, I shall apply for a Duplicate of the land.
by Alexander Eans, agent.