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KING, WILLIAM P.

KING, WILLIAM P. (?–?). William P. King, a native of Georgia, traveled to Texas in 1836 and participated in the battle of San Jacinto as a private in the cavalry company, Second Regiment, Texas Volunteers, under Henry Wax Karnes. In 1838 he received a grant from the Shelby County land board.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Sam Houston Dixon and Louis Wiltz Kemp, The Heroes of San Jacinto (Houston: Anson Jones, 1932).

Citation

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

"KING, WILLIAM P.," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fki25), accessed April 17, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.