KENTUCKY MUSTANGS. The Kentucky Mustangs, one of the six companies of the Second (or LaFayette) battalion, which served under James Walker Fannin at Goliad, was composed of Burr H. Duval's company of Kentucky Riflemen and the remnant of B. L. Lawrence's company of Tennessee volunteers, which had been formed in Nacogdoches in December 1835. Of the forty-five men of the company, only eight escaped the Goliad Massacre. See also TEXAS REVOLUTION.
Harbert Davenport Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin. Roy Grimes, Goliad, 130 Years After (Victoria: Victoria Advocate, 1966).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Elizabeth J. E. Hardin, "KENTUCKY MUSTANGS," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/qjk01), accessed February 10, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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