DIMPKINS, JAMES R.
DIMPKINS, JAMES R. (?–1836). James R. Dimpkins, Alamo defender, was born in England and marched to Texas from New Orleans as a member of Capt. Thomas Breece's company of New Orleans Greys. He took part in the siege of Bexar and later served in the Alamo garrison as a sergeant in Capt. William Blazeby's infantry company. Dimpkins died in the battle of the Alamo on March 6, 1836.
Daughters of the American Revolution, The Alamo Heroes and Their Revolutionary Ancestors (San Antonio, 1976). Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Muster Rolls of the Texas Revolution (Austin, 1986). Bill Groneman, Alamo Defenders (Austin: Eakin, 1990).
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Bill Groneman, "DIMPKINS, JAMES R.," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fdi43), accessed June 17, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.