January 1990
Alamo Defenders: A Genealogy: The People & Their Words;1990, p69
The chapter features Joseph Kerr, one of the Alamo defenders. This native of Lake Providence, Louisiana was the son of General Kerr. Joseph and his brother were honorably discharged from the Louisiana Volunteers for Texas Independence on or about February 1, 1836 due to the disability of their horses. He remained as part of the garrison at Bexar and joined the Alamo four days later.


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