1798 - Mathew Caldwell was born in Kentucky. He settled in Dewitt County, Texas, in 1831. He later became known as "Paul Revere of the Texas Revolution" because he rode from Gonzales to Bastrop to call men to arms before the battle of Gonzales in October 1835. He was a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.
1836 - In Goliad, James W. Fannin raised a flag with the words "Liberty or Death".
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