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"Research on Charles M. Heiskell, a Hero of the Alamo"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0992

This collection contains a packet of research from Roy H. Heiskell and a newspaper article, both regarding information on his ancestor, Charles M. Heiskell, who participated at the Battle of the Alamo in 1836. The documents include letters, a typescript of his research records, and a copy of a newspaper story pertaining to Charles M. Heiskell. Charles M. Heiskell's heirs were awarded grants of land as a result of his heroic death at the Alamo.

Dates

  • 1977

Language

English

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection contains a packet of research from Roy H. Heiskell and a newspaper article, both regarding information on his ancestor, Charles M. Heiskell, who participated at the Battle of the Alamo in 1836.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles M. Heiskell, of Union County, Tenn., was born in 1813 to George and Elizabeth Fy Heiskell. He died March 6, 1836 during the Battle of the Alamo during the Texas Revolution.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480