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Redfield, Henry Prentice  ( 1819 May 27  -  1900 Feb 27 )

Battle Statistics

  • Died in Battle: No
  • Rank: Private
  • Company: Lieut. Robert Stevenson

Personal Statistics

  • Date of Birth: 1819 May 27
  • Birthplace: New Hampshire, Derry
  • Came to Texas: 1831
  • Date of Death: 1900 Feb 27
  • Burial Place: Giddings City Cemetery, Giddings, Texas
  • Other Battles: Gonzales; Bexar
  • Comments: May not have been at San Jacinto at the start of the battle on April 21, but helped round up Mexican soldiers afterwards. Fought in U.S.-Mexican War; at Resaca de la Palma and Monterrey.
  • Bounty Certificate: 1534
  • Profession: Blacksmith
  • Wife: 1. Sarah Card; 2. Julia Kersting
  • Children: Frances Redfield Damon; Mary Ann Redfield McKinney; Susan Redfield Ramsey; Sarah Redfield Philips; Louise Redfield Smith; Robert Henry Redfield; Samuel Redfield; William Redfield; Elmira Redfield Orrell; Harriett Redfield Ball; Elizabeth Redfield Vogel; 4


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