Part of an old map of the San Jacinto area from the Texas Revolution

Veteran Bio

Texian Location:  Harrisburg

The Kemp Sketch

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HODGE, ARCHIBALD - Shown on page 41 of the army rolls in the General Land Office as one of the men of Captain Peyton R. Splane’s company who was detailed to guard the baggage at the camp opposite Harrisburg, April 21, 1836. The records in the Land Office show that he applied for Headright Certificate No. 212 in 1838 for one labor of land from the Board of Land Commissioners for Fort Bend County. He came to Texas in May 1833.

On page 499 of Book C., Probate Records of Ft. Bend County Archibald Hodge is shown as having been appointed administrator of the estate of his son Alexander E. Hodge, December 27, 1853.

Mr. Hodge died in Anderson County January 20, 1882.

Mr. Hodge was postmaster at Hodge’s Bend, Fort Bent County in 1843.

Written by Louis W. Kemp, between 1930 and 1952. Please note that typographical and factual errors have not been corrected from the original sketches. The biographies have been scanned from the original typescripts, a process that sometimes allows for mistakes in the new text. Researchers should verify the accuracy of the texts' contents through other sources before quoting in publications. Additional information on the veteran may be available in the Herzstein Library.

Battle Statistics

  • Died in Battle: No
  • Rank: Private
  • Company: Capt. Peyton R. Splane

Personal Statistics

  • Alternate Names: A. H.
  • Came to Texas: 1833
  • Date of Death: 1882 Jan 20
  • Burial Place: Anderson County, Tex?
  • Donation Certificate: 74
  • Children: Alexander E. Hodge