Battalion History

Beyond using some of these sources in compiling the Timeline, I’ve made no effort to compose an overall “history” of the Georgia Battalion.  Instead, I’m providing the following sources for others to use in writing new accounts of that history. R. W. T.

Notes from an Unfinished Study of Fannin and His Men, with biographical sketches, 1936
Harbert Davenport. ed. by David Maxey.
Texas State Historical Association: 2002.

The Men of Goliad: Dedicatory Address at the Unveiling of the Monument Erected by the Texas Centennial Commission at the Grave of Fannin’s Men

Harbert Davenport
Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Vol. 43, No. 1 (July 1939): 1-41.

Georgia Battalion in the Texas Revolution
Robert S. Davis
Central Georgia Genealogical Society Inc.
Vol. 7, No. 2 (Sept. 1985): 64-69.

Georgians at San Jacinto
Robert S. Davis
From the Robert S. Davis Collection, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Athens, GA: University of Georgia.

Goliad and the Georgia Battalion: Georgia Participation in the Texas Revolution, 1835-1836
Robert S. Davis
Journal of Southwest Georgia History Vol. 4 (1986): 25-55.

Georgia and the Texas Revolution
Claude Elliott
Originally published in Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 28, No. 4 (Dec. 1944); scanned from reprint of the original
(Savannah, Ga.: Georgia Historical Society, 1945),
Copyright Georgia Historical Society.
Posted by permission of the Georgia Historical Society.

Fighting for Texas: Georgians and the Battle for Texas Independence
Joe Griffith
Journal of the Historical Society of the Georgia National Guard Vol. 5
(1996): 7-21.

Massacre at Goliad–Samuel G. Hardaway’s Account
Wallace L. McKeehan, ed.
San Patricio and Refugio Mission
Sons of DeWitt Colony Texas: 1997-2001.

Georgia Battalion
Roell, Craig H.
Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association.

The Georgia Battalion in the Texas Revolution: A Critical Study
Jewel Davis Scarborough
The Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Vol. 63, No. 4 (Apr. 1960).


1 Comment

  1. Stephen Wehunt

    Is anyone at TSHA, or others, actually working on … or considering working to complete “Harbert Davenport’s 1936 “Fannin and His Men” ( An unfinished study ) ???
    I am from Fannin County Georgia and have always had a great interest in his efforts for Texas and the Alamo. … I am a member of TSHA/
    Thank you. Blessings.


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Refugio, Goliad, and San Jacinto: The Georgia Battalion in the Texas Revolution 1835-1836