ANDROSS, MILES DEFOREST
ANDROSS, MILES DEFOREST (1809–1836). Miles DeForest Andross, Alamo defender, was born in Vermont in 1809. He moved to Texas and settled in San Patricio. He took part in the siege of Bexar, became ill afterwards, and remained in Bexar as part of Lt. Col. James Clinton Neill's command. Andross served in the Alamo garrison as part of Capt. William Blazeby's infantry company. He died in the battle of the Alamo on March 6, 1836.
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