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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, ROBERT - One of the “Old Three Hundred” of Austin’s colonists.

In Service Record No. 6780 signed by Captain William H. Patton, commander of the prison guard, it is certified that Mr. Hodge served in the army from March 6 to November 1, 1836 and had participated in the battle of San Jacinto. His name is omitted from the San Jacinto rolls printed in 1836 and he received no donation land for having participated in the battle. He was probably left at the camp opposite Harrisburg on April 21, 1836. He was issued Bounty Certificate No. 90 for 640 acres of land for having served in the army from March 6 to November 1, 1836.

Mr. Hodge was drawing a pension in 1872 while living in Fort Bend County.

(Note: 1 league surveyed in Ft. Bend County)

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
  • Company: [Capt. David Murphree] detailed to guard baggage

Personal Statistics

    • Bounty Certificate: 90