Biography of Private Alfonso Steele, Only Survivor of the Battle at San Jacinto, Together with Mr. Steele's Account of the Campaign and Fight, and the Official Report of Gen. Sam Houston With Complete Roster of the Commands Composing the Little Army.

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Front cover of a biography for Alfonso Steele.

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Biography of Private Alfonso Steele (Deceased) Last Survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto, Together with Mr. Steele's Account of the Campaign and Fight, and the Official Report of General Sam Houston, With Complete Roster of the Commands Composing the Little Army. (Book)

Biography of Private Alfonso Steele (Deceased) Last Survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto, Together with Mr. Steele's Account of the Campaign and Fight, and the Official Report of General Sam Houston, With Complete Roster of the Commands Composing the Little Army.

This book is separated into three basic sections starting with an autobiographical sketch about Alfonso Steele, the last survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto. Next, an article by the editor of The Mexia Daily News that gives an overview of Steele's children and grandchildren. Finally, the report from General Houston includes "documents of Major General Sam Houston, Commander-in-Chief of the Texas army, sent to David G. Burnett, President of the Republic of Texas" which "give an authentic account of the battle of San Jacinto, a complete list of the heroes who fought in that engagement, and they clear up some points heretofore the object of controversy" (p. 13).

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Biography of Private Alfonso Steele (Deceased) Last Survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto, Together with Mr. Steele's Account of the Campaign and Fight, and the Official Report of General Sam Houston, With Complete Roster of the Commands Composing the Little Army.; ark:/67531/metapth46832

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Biography of Private Alfonso Steele, Only Survivor of the Battle at San Jacinto, Together with Mr. Steele's Account of the Campaign and Fight, and the Official Report of Gen. Sam Houston With Complete Roster of the Commands Composing the Little Army., text, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth32997/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Star of the Republic Museum.