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Dr Horace Arlington Alsbury

Birth
Kentucky, USA
Death
1847
Campeche, Mexico
Burial
Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID
64984687 View Source

Mr. Alsbury arrived in Texas, in 1823 as one of the "Old Three Hundred" of Austin's colonists. He served during the Battle of San Jacinto in Captain Henry Karnes' company. Dr. Alsbury, by an Act of the Republic of Texas Congress approved December 29, 1838, by President Lamar, was allowed the pay and rations of a major of infantry for a period of sixty-three days for his services as interpreter for the Post of Bexar in the year 1836.

Later he was among those captured at San Antonio September 11, 1842 by General Adrian Woll in his sudden raid upon the town. He was imprisoned in Mexico in Castle Perote, from which he was not freed until March 23, 1844. He enlisted in the United States army in the Mexican War and was killed near the Rio Grande in 1847.

The location of his grave is unknown.

Mr. Alsbury arrived in Texas, in 1823 as one of the "Old Three Hundred" of Austin's colonists. He served during the Battle of San Jacinto in Captain Henry Karnes' company. Dr. Alsbury, by an Act of the Republic of Texas Congress approved December 29, 1838, by President Lamar, was allowed the pay and rations of a major of infantry for a period of sixty-three days for his services as interpreter for the Post of Bexar in the year 1836.

Later he was among those captured at San Antonio September 11, 1842 by General Adrian Woll in his sudden raid upon the town. He was imprisoned in Mexico in Castle Perote, from which he was not freed until March 23, 1844. He enlisted in the United States army in the Mexican War and was killed near the Rio Grande in 1847.

The location of his grave is unknown.


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