Richard W. Ballentine

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Richard W. Ballentine

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Birthplace: Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States
Place of Burial: The Alamo, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States
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About Richard W. Ballentine

BALLENTINE, RICHARD W. (1814–1836). Richard W. Ballentine, Alamo defender, was born in Scotland in 1814. He traveled to Texas from Alabama aboard the Santiago and disembarked on December 9, 1835. He and the other passengers signed a statement declaring, "we have left every endearment at our respective places of abode in the United States of America, to maintain and defend our brethren, at the peril of our lives, liberties and fortunes." Ballentine died in the battle of the Alamo on March 6, 1836.

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1814
1814
Scotland, United Kingdom
1836
March 6, 1836
Age 22
San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States
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San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States