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returned from Texas nor accounted for his absence; but there was no certain proof that he was killed in the service of Texas.  [Memorials, No. 142, File Box 40, 1853; No. 161, File Box 41, 1855, Archives, Department of State, State Library.]

From the files of the General Land Office it appears that bounty and donation certificates were eventually issued to the heirs of R. G. Hamlet by the Commission of Claims, he having "Fallen with Fannin."
 

HAMMOCK, RODERICK PIERCEPrivate
AgeBullock's Company

Roderick Pierce Hammock of Bullock's Company was one of sixteen men detailed by the enemy from Col. Ward's Command at Victoria, March 23d, to build a boat, all of whom subsequently escaped. He was honorably discharged by Mirabeau B. Lamar, Secretary of War, June 4, 1836, "In consideration of many hardships endured ... with the approbation of this department for his fidelity and valor." [CMSR, No. 462; Brigham's No. 24, Land Office Muster Rolls.]
 

HAND, JOHN J.Private
Age     UnmarriedHorton's Company

John J. Hand was a son of Jacob Hand of Fort Plain, New York, and came to Texas on the ill-fated Hannah Elizabeth, on the voyage on which she was taken by the Mexican


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NOTES FROM AN UNFINISHED STUDY OF FANNIN AND HIS MEN
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