Day, Freeman H. K. (1806–1836)


By: Bill Groneman

Type: Biography

Published: December 1, 1994

Updated: June 22, 2019


Freeman Day, Alamo defender, was born in 1806. He took part in the siege of Bexar and later served in the Alamo garrison as a member of Capt. Robert White's Infantry company, the Bexar Guards. Day 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). John H. Jenkins, ed., The Papers of the Texas Revolution, 1835–1836 (10 vols., Austin: Presidial Press, 1973).

Time Periods:
  • Texas Revolution

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Bill Groneman, “Day, Freeman H. K.,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed August 17, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/day-freeman-h-k.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

December 1, 1994
June 22, 2019