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The Fearless Fifty-Nine, Edwin Oswald LeGrand
Edwin Oswald LeGrand was the 33 year old San Augustine representative. LeGrand received a land grant from the Mexican government in 1835 upon moving to Texas. He is said to have served at the siege of Bexar but there is no officially record of him doing so. At the Convention, he was appointed to the committee on privileges and elections and elected to a committee of five that inquired the condition of the army. He enlisted in the Texas Volunteers and fought in the battle of San Jacinto after the Convention. After the battle, He served as chief justice of San Augustine County from 1836 to 1838. He was also elected inspector of the Third Brigade of the Texas militia in 1839.
The picture is an excerpt from an article written about him in the San Augustine Tribune in 1998.