MITCHELL, EDWIN T.
MITCHELL, EDWIN T. (1806–1836). Edwin T. Mitchell, Alamo defender, was born in 1806. He served in the Alamo garrison as a member of Capt. Robert White's Bexar Guards. Mitchell died in the battle of the Alamo on March 6, 1836, possibly bayonetted while trying to protect Juana N. Alsbury. His brother, DeWarren Mitchell, died in the Goliad Massacre.
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). John H. Jenkins, ed., The Papers of the Texas Revolution, 1835–1836 (10 vols., Austin: Presidial Press, 1973). Walter Lord, A Time to Stand (New York: Harper, 1961; 2d ed., Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1978).
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