NELSON, ANDREW M.
NELSON, ANDREW M. (1809–1836). Andrew M. Nelson, Alamo defender, son of John and Elizabeth (Mansfield) Nelson, was born in Tennessee in 1809. He was a single man. He served in the Alamo garrison and 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). 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, "NELSON, ANDREW M.," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fne37), accessed May 19, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.