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Moore, Robert B. (1781–1836)

Bill Groneman Biography Entry

Robert B. Moore, Alamo defender, was born in Martinsburg, Virginia, in 1781. He immigrated to Texas by way of New Orleans as a member of Thomas Breece's company of New Orleans Greys in 1835. Moore took part in the siege of Bexar and later served in the Alamo garrison as a member of Capt. William Blazeby's infantry company. He died in the battle of the Alamo on March 6, 1836. Moore was a cousin of Alamo defender Willis A. Moore.


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, “Moore, Robert B.,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed June 24, 2021, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/moore-robert-b.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

April 1, 1995

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