Article Content for The Alamo

The Defenders


Texas drew men from all walks of life. While many planned to make their living by farming, others come to Texas to provide the services that the growing colonies needed.  Doctors, lawyers, merchants, blacksmiths, carpenters, and businessmen flocked to Texas.  It was men like these who found themselves part of the Alamo’s garrison.

This list contains names of men who are known to have died in defense of the Alamo. For more information about an individual Alamo defender, please click the defender's name. Sort information in this page by clicking the column titles.