By Ricardo Torrez
Born March 2, 1793 in Rockbridge County Va.
Died July 26, 1863 in Huntsville Tx at age 70.
Was in the U.S Army and the Army of the Republic of Texas
Governor and President of the Republic of Texas
In the battle of Horseshoe Bend he was hurt by an arrow in the leg and the shoulder.
He was also a commander in the Texas Revolution against Mexico.