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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RHEINHART, ASA -- In Headright Certificate No. 212 issued to him March 1, 1838 for one-third of a league of land by the Liberty County Board it is stated that Mr. Rheinhart arrived in Texas in February, 1836. He was issued Bounty Certificate No. 2396 for 1280 acres of land, February 20, 1838 for serving in the army from January 12, 1836 to October 17, 1837. He was a member of Captain Henry Teal's Company at San Jacinto but did not apply for the 640 acres of land due him for having participated in the battle. In Service Record No. 1919, it is certified that when discharged he was a sergeant in the commissary.

Mr. Rheinhart sold his Headright and Bounty Certificates April 9, 1838 to Robert Walker for a total of $550.00. He probably left Texas shortly afterward.

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. Andrew Briscoe

Personal Statistics

  • Alternate Names: Rhinehart
  • Came to Texas: 1836 Feb
  • Bounty Certificate: 2396