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Gonzales Memorial Museum
414 Smith Street
Gonzales
Gonzales County
Texas  USA
Postal Code: 78629-4162

Cemetery notes and/or description:
The Gonzales Memorial Museum was built in 1936-1937 as a Texas Centennial project, and is owned by the city of Gonzales, and sponsored by the Thomas Shelton Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Historical artifacts, including the "Come and Take It" cannon are included as exhibits of the museum. Out front is a tall marker that was erected in 1936 with 43 names. NOTE: There are no burials on the museum grounds.

Inscription on memorial:
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IN MEMORY OF
THE IMMORTAL 32
GONZALES MEN AND BOYS,
WHO, ON MARCH 1, 1836
FOUGHT THEIR WAY INTO
THE BELEAGUERED ALAMO
TO DIE WITH COLONEL
WILLIAM B. TRAVIS, FOR
THE LIBERTY OF TEXAS,
THEY WERE THE LAST AND
ONLY REINFORCEMENTS TO
ARRIVE IN ANSWER TO THE
FINAL CALL OF COLONEL
WILLIAM B. TRAVIS

NAMES AND AGES OF THE
IMMORTAL THIRTY-TWO

CAPTAIN ALBERT MARTIN 30
ISAAC BAKER 32
JOHN CANE 34
GEORGE W. COTTLE 38
DAVID P. CUMMINGS 27
SQUIRE DAMON 28
JACOB C. DARST 48
JOHN DAVIS 25
WILLIAM DEARDUFF -
CHARLES DESPALLIER 24
WILLIAM FISHBAUGH -
JOHN FLANDERS 36
DOLPHIN WARD FLOYD 29
GALBA FUQUA 16
JOHN E. GARVIN 27
JOHN E. GASTON 17
JAMES GEORGE 34
THOMAS JACKSON -
JOHNNY KELLOGG 19
ANDREW KENT 38
GEORGE C. KIMBALL 26
JOHN G. KING 26
WILLIAM P. KING 24
JONATHAN L. LINDLEY 31
THOMAS R. MILLER 41
JESSIE McCOY -
ISAAC MILLSAPS -
GEORGE NEGGAN 28
Wm. E. SUMMERS 24
GEORGE W. TUMLINSON 27
ROBERT WHITE 30
CLAIBORNE WRIGHT 26

OTHER GONZALES MEN WHO
FELL AT THE ALAMO:
DANIEL BOURNE 26
GEORGE BROWN 35
JERRY C. DAY 20
ALMARON DICKERSON 26
ANDREW DUVAULT 32
JOHN HARRIS 23
Wm. J. LIGHTFOOT 25
MARCUS L. SEWELL 31
AMOS POLLARD 33

SURVIVORS OF
THE ALAMO MASSACRE:
MRS. ALMARON DICKERSON AND
BABY DAUGHTER, OF GONZALES.

ERECTED BY THE STATE OF TEXAS
1936
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See: The Alamo.
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