Asa Walker, Alamo defender, was born in Tennessee in 1813. He took part in the Siege of Béxar. He was either wounded in the battle or fell sick afterward. Col. James C. Neill’s return of his men lists Walker as “in hospital.” Walker served in the Alamo garrison as a member of Capt. Robert White’s infantry company, the Béxar Guards. Walker died in the Battle of the Alamo on March 6, 1836. He was a cousin of fellow Alamo defender Jacob Walker.
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