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    Sam Houston


    Samuel "Sam" Houstonwas an American politician and soldier, best known for his role in bringing Texas into the United States as a constituent state. His victory at the Battle of San Jacinto secured the independence of Texas from Mexico in one of the shortest decisive battles in modern history. The only American to be elected governor of two states, Houston was also the only governor within a future Confederate state to oppose secessionand to refuse an oath of allegiance to... (wikipedia)

    • Born in Rockbridge County, VA
    • Died On 7/26/1863

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