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. Alfred Henderson Wyly

Personal Statistics

  • Date of Birth: 1797 Sep 17
  • Birthplace: Georgia
  • Origin: Alabama
  • Came to Texas: 1836 Feb
  • Date of Death: 1859 Feb 4
  • Burial Place: Old City Cemetery, La Grange, Texas
  • Comments: War of 1812
  • Wife: Parmelia Calley
  • Children: Michael C. C. Short; Amanda Short; John J. Short; James J. Short; William M. Short; Thomas J. Short; Clinton L. Short