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GARZA, ALEXANDRO DE LA
GARZA, ALEXANDRO DE LA (?–?). Alexandro de la Garza, Alamo defender and courier, was born in Texas. He was one of the company of native Texans who enlisted for six months' service under Juan N. Seguín in the Texas Revolution. Garza took part in the siege of Bexar and later served in the Alamo garrison as a member of Captain Seguín's cavalry company. Later in life Seguin stated that Garza was sent from the Alamo as a courier.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Daughters of the American Revolution, The Alamo Heroes and Their Revolutionary Ancestors (San Antonio, 1976). Bill Groneman, Alamo Defenders (Austin: Eakin, 1990). Amelia W. Williams, A Critical Study of the Siege of the Alamo and of the Personnel of Its Defenders (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Texas, 1931; rpt., Southwestern Historical Quarterly 36–37 [April 1933-April 1934]).
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