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Matthew Caldwell
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Monument at the gravesite of Matthew Caldwell.
Born (1798-03-08)March 8, 1798
Died December 28, 1842(1842-12-28) (aged 44)
Resting place Gonzales City Cemetery
Monuments
  • 1930 State Grave Monument
  • 1936 Texas Hall of State Building facade
  • 1936 Caldwell County centennial pink granite marker
  • 1976 Caldwell County Courthouse marker
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Spouse(s)
  • Martha A
  • Hannah Morrison
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Matthew Caldwell, (March 8, 1798 – December 28, 1842), also spelled Mathew Caldwell was a 19th-century Texas settler, military figure, Captain of the Gonzales – Seguin Rangers and a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence. Because of his recruitment ride ahead of the Battle of Gonzales, some call him the Paul Revere of Texas.

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