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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.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Daughters of the American Revolution, The Alamo Heroes and Their Revolutionary Ancestors (San Antonio, 1976). Bill Groneman, Alamo Defenders (Austin: Eakin, 1990).

Bill Groneman

Citation

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 October 01, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.