THOMAS, HENRY (1811-1836). Henry Thomas, Alamo defender, was born in Germany in 1811. He came to Texas by way of New Orleans as a member of Capt. Thomas H. Breece'sqv company of New Orleans Greysqv in 1835. He took part in the siege of Bexarqv and later served in the Alamo garrison as a member of Capt. William Blazeby'sqv infantry company. He died in the battle of the Alamoqv on March 6, 1836.
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