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McCafferty, Edward (unknown–1836)

Bill Groneman Biography Entry

Edward McCafferty, Alamo defender, was a resident of Refugio County who served in the Alamo garrison with the rank of lieutenant. He may have been one of the volunteers who accompanied James Bowie to the Alamo, where he 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). Bill Groneman, Alamo Defenders (Austin: Eakin, 1990). Hobart Huson, Refugio: A Comprehensive History of Refugio County from Aboriginal Times to 1953 (2 vols., Woodsboro, Texas: Rooke Foundation, 1953, 1955). Phil Rosenthal and Bill Groneman, Roll Call at the Alamo (Fort Collins, Colorado: Old Army, 1985).

Time Periods:

  • Texas Revolution

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

Bill Groneman, “McCafferty, Edward,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed October 31, 2020, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/mccafferty-edward.

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