Pvt. Peter James Bailey, III

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Peter James Bailey, III

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Birthplace: Lincoln, Kentucky, United States
Death: Died in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States
Place of Burial: The Alamo, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States
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Son of Gabriel Bailey and Sabra Bailey

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About Pvt. Peter James Bailey, III

Alamo Defender. He graduated from Transylvania University with a degree in law in 1834. In January 1836 he came to Texas with others from Logan County, Kentucky. They took the oath of allegiance before John Forbes, principal judge of the Municipality at Nacogdoches on January 14, 1836 and were enrolled in the Texas army. He with the other enrolled members became part of the Tennessee Mounted Volunteers, lead by David Crockett, all went into the garrison of the Alamo. They all perished in the battle of the Alamo. For Bailey's service to Texas, his heirs received land parcels that are now in Archer, Baylor, and Hamilton counties. Bailey County in the Texas Panhandle was named in Peter Bailey's honor.

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Pvt. Peter James Bailey, III's Timeline

1812
1812
Lincoln, Kentucky, United States
1836
March 6, 1836
Age 24
San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States
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San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States