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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MARSHALL, ELIAS J. - Listed on page 41 of the Army rolls in the General Land Office as one of the members of Company E, Captain Gibson Kuykendall, who were detailed to guard the baggage at the camp opposite Harrisburg, April 21, 1836. He was issued Bounty Certificate No. 2756 for 640 acres of land April 4, 1838 for having served in the army from March 1 to October 1, 1836.

On page _____ of the army rolls Mr. Marshall is shown as a member of Captain B. F. Reavill’s company of Mill Creek Volunteers at muster July 1, 1836.

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. Gibson Kuykendall

Personal Statistics

    • Bounty Certificate: 2756