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Gonzales in Gonzales County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

The Immortal 32

The Immortal 32 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 31, 2018
1. The Immortal 32 Marker
In Memory of the Immortal 32 Gonzales men and boys who, on March 1, 1836 fought their way into the beleaguered Alamo to die with Colonel William B. Travis for the Liberty of Texas. They were the last and only reinforcements to arrive in answer to the final call of Colonel William B. Travis.

Names and ages of the Immortal Thirty-Two:
Captain Albert Martin 30
Isaac Baker 32
John Cane 34
George W. Cottle 38
David P. Cummings 27
Squire Damon 28
Jacob C. Darst 48
John Davis 25
William Dearduff -
Charles Despallier 24
William Fishbaugh -
John Flanders 36
Dolphin Ward Floyd 29
Galva Fuqua 16
John E. Garvin 27
John E. Gaston 17
James George 34
Thomas Jackson -
Johnny Kellogg 19
Andrew Kent 38
George C. Kimball 26
John G. King 26
William P. King 24
Jonathan L. Lindley 31
Thomas R. Miller 41
Jessie McCoy -
Isaac Millsaps -
George Neggan 28
Wm. E. Summers 24
George W. Tumlinson 27
Robert White 30
Claiborne Wright 26

Other Gonzales men who fell at the Alamo:
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Bourne 26
George Brown 35
Jerry C. Day 20
Almaron Dickerson 26
Andrew Duvalt 32
John Harris 23
Wm. J. Lightfoot 25
Marcus L. Sewell 31
Amos Pollard 33

Survivors of the Alamo Massacre:
Mrs. Almaron Dickerson and baby daughter, of Gonzales.
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 2624.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 1, 1836.
Location. 29° 30.237′ N, 97° 26.614′ W. Marker is in Gonzales, Texas, in Gonzales County. Marker is at the intersection of St. Louis Street (State Highway 146 Spur) and Smith Street, on the right when traveling west on St. Louis Street. Monument is located in front of the Gonzales Memorial museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 414 Smith Street, Gonzales TX 78629, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gonzales Memorial Museum and Amphitheatre (a few steps from this marker); Route of Gen. Sam Houston (within shouting distance of this marker); Sarah Ponton Eggleston (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Eggleston House (about 500 feet away); Cemetery Square
The Immortal 32 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 31, 2018
2. The Immortal 32 Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Episcopal Church of the Messiah (approx. 0.3 miles away); "We Shall Not Forget" (approx. half a mile away); "The Great War" (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gonzales.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 701 times since then and 199 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 4, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.

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