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TAYLOR, WILLIAM

TAYLOR, WILLIAM (1799–1836). William Taylor, Alamo defender, was born in Tennessee in 1799. He was one of at least three William Taylors who served in the revolutionary army. As a member of the Alamo garrison, he 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, "TAYLOR, WILLIAM," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fta53), accessed September 02, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.