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, HUGH LEWIS - Born July 25, 1813. On page 42 of the army rolls in the General Land Office as one of the men of Company E, Captain Gibson Kuykendall, who were detailed to guard the baggage at the camp opposite Harrisburg, April 21, 1836. On page _____ of the rolls he is shown as a member of Captain H. N. Cleaveland’s company of Mill Creek Volunteers at muster July 1, 1836.

Mr. Marshall died March 19, 1891 and is buried in a marked grave in the Griffin Cemetery two miles west of the town of Little River Bell County.

Mrs. Bird Reed Tarrant, 1619 Seevers Avenue, Dallas, is a granddaughter of Hugh L. Marshall.

Came to Texas in 1829, as is stated in Headright Certificate No. 39 for one-third of a league of land issued to him in 1838 by the Board of Land Commissioners for Austin 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
  • Rank: Private
  • Company: Capt. Gibson Kuykendall

Personal Statistics

  • Date of Birth: 1813 Jul 25
  • Came to Texas: 1829
  • Date of Death: 1891 Mar 19
  • Burial Place: Griffin Cemetery Little River, Bell County, Texas
  • Bounty Certificate: 2755
  • Children: yes