HOWELL, WILLIAM D.
HOWELL, WILLIAM D. (1797–1836). William D. Howell, Alamo defender, was born in Massachusetts in 1797. He was a doctor and lived in New York before traveling to Texas by way of New Orleans in 1835 as a member of Capt. Thomas H. Breece'sqv company of New Orleans Greys. He took part in the siege of Bexarqv and later served in the Alamo garrison as a member of Capt. William Blazeby'sqv infantry company. Howell died in the battle of the Alamoqv on March 6, 1836.
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