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White, Isaac (unknown–1836)

Bill Groneman Biography Entry

Isaac White, Alamo defender, resided in Alabama or Kentucky before emigrating to Texas. He was a married man with one daughter. White served the Alamo garrison in the rank of sergeant, although it is uncertain to which specific unit he belonged. White 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).

Categories:

  • Military
  • Soldiers

Time Periods:

  • Texas Revolution

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

Bill Groneman, “White, Isaac,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed October 25, 2020, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/white-isaac.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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