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DILLARD, JOHN HENRY

DILLARD, JOHN HENRY (1805–1836). John Henry Dillard, Alamo defender, son of William and Sarah Dillard, was born in Smith County, Tennessee, in 1805. He immigrated to Texas and settled at Nashville-on-the-Brazos. He served in the Alamo garrison and died in the battle of the Alamo on March 6, 1836.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Muster Rolls of the Texas Revolution (Austin, 1986). Bill Groneman, Alamo Defenders (Austin: Eakin, 1990).

Bill Groneman

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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Bill Groneman, "DILLARD, JOHN HENRY," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fdi42), accessed December 21, 2014. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.