ALLEN, ROBERT (?–1836). Robert Allen, Alamo defender, was born in Virginia. He was a member of Capt. John H. Forsyth's cavalry company, which accompanied Lt. Col. William B. Travis to the Alamo in January 1836. He died in the battle of the Alamo on March 6 of that year.
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