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BUCHANAN, JAMES (1813–1836). James Buchanan, Alamo defender, was born in 1813. He and his wife, Mary, registered as colonists of Stephen F. Austin in 1834. As a member of the Alamo garrison, Buchanan died in the battle of the Alamo on March 6, 1836.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Daughters of the American Revolution, The Alamo Heroes and Their Revolutionary Ancestors (San Antonio, 1976). Bill Groneman, Alamo Defenders (Austin: Eakin, 1990).
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