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

Veteran Bio

Texian Location:  Participant

The Kemp Sketch

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FOGLE, ANDREW -- The name Andreas Voyel on page 13 of the San Jacinto rolls printed in 1836 as a member of Captain Moseley Baker's Company. In Comptroller's Military Service Record No. 1797 Captain Alfred H. Wyly and Brigadier General Thomas J. Rusk certified that Andrew Fogle was recruited by Major Leander Smith on March 2nd, served in Captain Wyly's Company at San Jacinto, and was discharged July 27, 1836. On page 40 of the army rolls in the General Land Office in a statement signed by Adjutant General John A. Wharton in which he also said that Mr. Fogle participated in the battle. On December 9, 1837 Bounty Certificate No. 838 for 320 acres of land was issued in Mr. Fogle's name for his services in the army from March 2 to July 27, 1836. The certificate had been assigned.

Mr. Fogle probably left Texas shortly after being discharged from the army, since he did not apply for a headright or for the land due him for having participated in the Battle of San Jacinto.

Since neither headright, bounty or Donation Certificates were issued to Andreas Voyel the Compiler believes that Andreas Voyel and Andrew Fogle were one and the same and that he was transferred from Captain Baker's Company to Captain Wyly's Company without his name being removed from Captain Baker's Company.

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. Alfred Henderson Wyly

Personal Statistics

  • Alternate Names: Voyel, Andreas
  • Bounty Certificate: 838