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NEGGAN, GEORGE (1808–1836). George Neggan, Alamo defender, was born in South Carolina in 1808. At the time of the Texas Revolution he was a resident of Gonzales and was one of the men who rode to the relief of the Alamo with the force from that town. Neggan died in the battle of the Alamo on March 6, 1836.


Daughters of the American Revolution, The Alamo Heroes and Their Revolutionary Ancestors (San Antonio, 1976). Bill Groneman, Alamo Defenders (Austin: Eakin, 1990). Phil Rosenthal and Bill Groneman, Roll Call at the Alamo (Fort Collins, Colorado: Old Army, 1985).

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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Bill Groneman, "NEGGAN, GEORGE," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.