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  2. William B. Travis - Wikipedia

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    William Barret "Buck" Travis (August 1, 1809 – March 6, 1836) was a 19th-century American lawyer and soldier. At the age of 26, he was a lieutenant colonel in the Texas Army . He died at the Battle of the Alamo during the Texas Revolution .

  3. Biography of William Travis, Texas Revolution Hero - ThoughtCo

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    Fast Facts: William Travis Known For: Travis became a Texas hero for his role in the defense of the Alamo. Also Known As: Buck Born: August 1, 1809 in Saluda County, South Carolina Died: March 6, 1836 in San Antonio, Texas Early Life Travis was born on August 1, 1809, in South Carolina, and grew up in Alabama.

  4. William B. Travis | United States military officer | Britannica

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    William B. Travis | United States military officer | Britannica William B. Travis United States military officer Learn about this topic in these articles: Assorted References role in Battle of the Alamo In Alamo …by Colonels James Bowie and William B. Travis and included the renowned frontiersman Davy Crockett.

  5. TSHA | Travis, William Barret - Handbook of Texas

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    William Barret Travis, Texas commander at the battle of the Alamo, was the eldest of eleven children of Mark and Jemima (Stallworth) Travis. At the time of his birth the family lived on Mine Creek near the Red Bank community, which centered around the Red Bank Baptist Church in Edgefield District, near Saluda, Saluda County, South Carolina.

  6. William Barret Travis | Humanities Texas

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    William Barret Travis. 1809–March 6, 1836. William Barret Travis was only twenty-six years old when he died defending the Alamo. He came from Alabama just five years before, in 1831, leaving behind a failed career and marriage. Texas, a land he came to love, gave Travis a new life—and an early death. Travis clashed with authorities in Anahuac shortly after arriving in Texas, feuding over Mexico's antislavery laws.

  7. William Barret Travis Biography - Facts, Childhood, Family ...

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    William Barret Travis. (Military Leader) William Barret Travis, also known as Buck Travis, was an American lawyer and soldier in the 19th century. A celebrated war hero, he died young at the Battle of the Alamo during the Texas Revolution. A county called Travis County and a park called Travis Park were formed in his memory in Texas.

  8. Travis Writes from the Alamo: “Victory or Death” - HISTORY

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    Who was William Barret Travis? Born and raised in South Carolina, he studied law and found work as a teacher before marrying young, at the age of 19. His wife, Rosanna Cato, was one of his students.

  9. Travis Letter | The Alamo

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    On February 24, 1836, with the garrison surrounded and the Texan Army at the Alamo outnumbered, one of the most famous letters in American history was written by William B. Travis. It was addressed, “To the People of Texas and All Americans in the World.” This letter was a passionate plea for aid for the Alamo garrison.

  10. William Barrett Travis -- Biography - Sons of DeWitt Colony

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    William Barret Travis 1809-1836 by Archie P. McDonald. William Barret Travis, Texas commander at the battle of the Alamo, was the eldest of eleven children of Mark and Jemima (Stallworth) Travis. At the time of his birth the family lived on Mine Creek near the Red Bank community, which centered around the Red Bank Baptist Church in Edgefield District, near Saluda, Saluda County, South Carolina.

  11. William B Travis Facts The American Lawyer Who Fought In ...

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    William Barret 'Buck' Travis, a 19th-century lawyer and American soldier, was born on August 1, 1809, to Mark Travis and Jemima Stallworth. William's family relocated to Alabama after he was born on August 1, 1809, in the Edgefield District of South Carolina. Travis was born on August 1 or August 9, according to records, although his youngest brother James C. Travis, who was in possession of the Travis family Bible at the time of his statement, said he was born on the first.