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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HARMON, CLARK M. -- When enlisted in the Auxiliary corps at Nacogdoches, January 14, 1836, Mr. Harmon stated that he was born in Tennessee in 1817. He came to Texas in January 1836. He was a member of Captain Isaac N. Moreland's company at San Jacinto and on December 7, 1854 Donation Certificate No. 643 for 640 acres of land was issued to him for having participated in the battle. The land was surveyed in Montague County in 1861. Mr. Harmon was living in Burleson County in 1858 and in Travis County, April 13, 1879.

On page 233 of the army rolls in the General Land Office Mr. Harmon is shown as a member of Captain William H. Patton's Company when it was disbanded.

Mr. Harmon apparently did not apply for headright or Bounty Certificates. He was a member of the Texas Veterans Association and was living in Decatur, Tennessee in 1874.

1st. Lt. of Capt Andrew Briscoe's Co. of Liberty Volunteers
Nov. 21, 1835

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. Isaac N. Moreland

Personal Statistics

  • Date of Birth: 1817
  • Birthplace: Tennessee
  • Came to Texas: 1836 Jan
  • Donation Certificate: 643