Albert G. Gholson was born in Kentucky May 25, 1818. He joined the Texas army in 1835 and served successively under Capt. Carey White and Capt. Thomas Hudson Barron. Gholson participated in the battles of Gonzales and Concepción, and the Siege of Bexar. He is said to have participated in the battle of San Jacinto as well, but his name does not appear on the muster rolls of the companies involved. In 1837 Gholson served as first lieutenant in Capt. Tom Barron’s ranging company. Two years later he participated in an Indian battle near Morgans Point in Falls County. He died on June 10, 1860.
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