Texas Revolution

 

The Georgia Battalion was organized by William Ward in Macon, Georgia after a town meeting on Nov 12, 1835. It was unique in that it was probably the only state from the Union that came to the Texans aid in an organized fashion.

For complete details see Texas Handbook On Line Do a Search: Georgia Battalion

Joanna Troutman was born in Crawford County, and designed the flag of white silk, with a blue star and two inscriptions. "Texas and Liberty" and "Where Liberty dwells there is my country", the later in Latin.

Search for Joanna Troutman
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Cemeteries of Texas Click on Master List of Burials. Search for Troutman and check "Cemetery Approved".

Roster is in 1892 Early Times in Texas by John Duval. Most died in the Goliad Massacre.

This is a great site for researching Texas and the Texas Revolution that the Georgians fought for . Lone Star Junction

 

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