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Johnson, William (unknown–1836)

Bill Groneman Biography Entry

William Johnson, Alamo defender, was born at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He served in the Alamo garrison during the siege of the Alamo, possibly in Capt. William R. Carey's artillery company, 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). Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Muster Rolls of the Texas Revolution (Austin, 1986). Bill Groneman, Alamo Defenders (Austin: Eakin, 1990).

Time Periods:

  • Texas Revolution

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

Bill Groneman, “Johnson, William,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed October 25, 2020, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/johnson-william.

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