Do you know which Alamo defender fits the following
descriptions? You can go to our defenders page if
you need help. Hint: Look
up the ten defenders listed in the answers at the bottom and read
about each of them. Then this should be easy.
____ 1. Tradition says, only Alamo defender to be buried.
____ 2. Died at the Alamo on his birthday.
____ 3. Chief surgeon of the Alamo garrison.
____ 4. Former Congressman from Tennessee.
____ 5. Famous for his knife.
____ 6. Thought to be the youngest Alamo defender – only fifteen
____ 7. Thought to be the oldest Alamo defender – 56 years
____ 8. Chief engineer of the Alamo who sent detailed descriptions
of the Alamo’s
defenses to Sam Houston.
____ 9. Born in the Alamo near the southwest corner of the compound.
____ 10. A nephew of the fourth president of the United States.
a. Green B. Jameson
f. William Philip King
b. José Toribio Losoya
g. Amos Pollard
c. James Bowie h. James M. Rose
d. Dolphin Ward Floyd i. Gordon C. Jennings
e. Gregorio Esparza
j. David Crockett