TWIGGS, DAVID E.
\twˈɪɡz], \twˈɪɡz], \t_w_ˈɪ_ɡ_z]\
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(1790-1862), served during the War of 1812. He commanded the right wing at Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma. He fought at Monterey, and led a brigade at Vera Cruz and a division at the capture of Mexico. He was in command of the Department of Texas in 1861 and surrendered his army and military stores to the Confederate General McCulloch. He was dishonorably dismissed from the U.S. army.
By John Franklin Jameson
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