Person:James Fannin (2)

James Walker Fannin
b.1 Jan 1804 , , Georgia, USA
d.27 Mar 1836 Goliad, , Texas, USA
  1. James Walker Fannin1804 - 1836
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Name[1] James Walker Fannin
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1 Jan 1804 , , Georgia, USA
Death[1] 27 Mar 1836 Goliad, , Texas, USA
Reference Number? Q1315952?

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James Walker Fannin, Jr. (January 1, 1804 – March 27, 1836) was a 19th-century U.S. military figure on the Texas Army and leader during the Texas Revolution of 1835–36. After being outnumbered and surrendering to Mexican forces at the Battle of Coleto Creek, Colonel Fannin and nearly all his 344 men were executed soon afterward at Goliad, Texas, under Santa Anna's orders for all rebels to be executed.

He was memorialized in several place names, including a military training camp.

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