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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).
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