The San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site includes the location of the Battle of San Jacinto, and the USS Texas. It is located off the Houston Ship Channel in LaPorte, Texas. The site was designated a National Historic Landmark in
Burnet - was selected as interim first President of the Republic of Texas March 17 until Houston was elected in the first Texas presidential election held September 5 later that year. Born died He is buried on Galveston Island.
Thomas Green - Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He entered the Civil War as a Colonel in the brigade of General H. H. Sibley and saw service in New Mexico. In 1863, he was promoted Brigadier General in command of the Texas Confederate forces, participated in the Battle of Galveston and at Mansfield and Pleasant Hill, Louisiana. At the Battle of Blair's Landing, April 12, 1864, he was killed at short range by the cannon of a Federal gunboat on the Red River.
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Dreadnought era battleship USS Texas late in showing the massively enhanced anti-aircraft armament carried at that stage of the war by capital ships of all navies. She is preserved in Galveston, Texas. Incorrect, shes docked in La Porte, Texas.