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JOHNSON, WILLIAM (?–1836). William Johnson, Alamo defender, was born at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He served in the Alamo garrison during the siege of the Alamo, possibly in Capt. William R. Carey's artillery company, and 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). Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Muster Rolls of the Texas Revolution (Austin, 1986). Bill Groneman, Alamo Defenders (Austin: Eakin, 1990).
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