MARSHALL, WILLIAM (1808–1836). William Marshall, Alamo defender, was born in Tennessee in 1808 and was a resident of Arkansas at the time of the Texas revolution. He came to Texas as a member of Capt. Thomas H. Breece's company of New Orleans Greys, took part in the siege of Bexar, and later served in the Alamo garrison as a member of Capt. William Blazeby's infantry company. Marshall died in the battle of the Alamo on March 6, 1836. No bounty or donation land was ever recorded in his name.
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