The San Jacinto Museum and the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site will remain closed until power is restored.  

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

Veteran Bio

Texian Location:  Participant

Battle Statistics

  • Died in Battle: No
  • Rank: Private
  • Company: Capt. Henry Wax Karnes

Personal Statistics

  • Alternate Names: Henrich
  • Origin: Mississippi
  • Came to Texas: 1826
  • Date of Death: 1849
  • Burial Place: Bandera, Texas
  • Other Battles: Concepcion; Bexar
  • Comments: Black. May have fought in U.S.-Mexican War
  • Wife: Maria Ignacia Duran
  • Family at San Jacinto: Wife was stepdaughter to Erastus Smith who fought at San Jacinto.