1814 - 1836 (21 years)
||Daniel William Cloud |
||Dec 20, 1814
||Lexington, Fayette county, Kentucky, USA
||Mar 06, 1836
||Alamo, San Antonio, Bexar county, Texas, USA
||The Alamo, San Antonio, Bexar county, Texas, USA 
- Alamo Defender. He was a lawyer who traveled to Texas, through Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, and Louisiana. He enlisted in the Volunteer Auxiliary Corps of Texas on January 14, 1836, at Nacogdoches. With other volunteers he traveled to San Antonio de Béxar and the Alamo. They arrived after February 11 and he became a member of the Tennessee Mounted Volunteers, commanded by William B. Harrison. He died in the battle of the Alamo. Burial in The Alamo, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.
Transcription of his letter:
It was over 400 miles from Natchitoches to San Antonio along the old Camino Real road.
CLOUD, DANIEL WILLIAM (1814-1836). Daniel William Cloud, Alamo defender, son of Daniel and Nancy (Owens) Cloud, was born in Logan County, Kentucky, on February 20, 1814. He was a lawyer and, on his way to Texas, traveled through Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, and Louisiana with Peter J. Bailey, also a lawyer from Logan County. Both men enlisted in the Volunteer Auxiliary Corps of Texas on January 14, 1836, at Nacogdoches, as did B. A. M. Thomas, William Fauntleroy, and Joseph G. Washington, all of whom were also from Logan County, Kentucky. With these four men, Micajah Autry, and two others, Cloud traveled to San Antonio de Bexar and the Alamo. They arrived after February 11 and became members of the Tennessee Mounted Volunteers, commanded by William B. Harrison. Cloud died in the battle of the Alamo on March 6, 1836.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Daughters of the American Revolution, The Alamo Heroes and Their Revolutionary Ancestors (San Antonio, 1976). Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Muster Rolls of the Texas Revolution (Austin, 1986). Phil Rosenthal and Bill Groneman, Roll Call at the Alamo (Fort Collins, Colorado: Old Army, 1985). San Antonio Express, November 24, 1901. Bill Groneman
||Nov 21, 2013 |
||Daniel William Cloud, b. Jan 05, 1780, Front Royal, Warren county, Virginia, USA , d. Jun 25, 1818, Logan county, Kentucky, USA (Age 38 years) |
||Nancy Owens, b. Dec 10, 1786, Virginia, USA , d. 1853 (Age 66 years) |
||Jan 13, 1801
||Jessamine county, Kentucky, USA
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