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STARR, RICHARD

STARR, RICHARD (1811–1836). Richard Starr, Alamo defender, was born in England in 1811. He traveled to Texas as a member of Capt. Thomas H. Breece's company of New Orleans Greys, took part in the siege of Bexar, and later served in the Alamo garrison as a member of Capt. William Blazeby's infantry company. Starr 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). Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Muster Rolls of the Texas Revolution (Austin, 1986). 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, "STARR, RICHARD," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fstcf), accessed September 14, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.