FAMILY HEROES
NICHOLAS MOSBY DAWSON - THE BATTLE OF SALADO
THE DAWSON MASSACRE
1842 Lieutenant, Company C, Texas Revolution

Third Great-Grand Uncle of Jerry N. Gililland on mother's side of Family
WILLIAM MOSBY EASTLAND - THE MIER EXPEDITION
"LOTTERY OF DEATH"
1836-1838 Captain Texas Rangers ~~ 1842 Captain, Company B, Mier Expedition

First  Cousin of Jerry N. Gililland on mother's side of Family
JOHN SINGLETON MOSBY
THE "GRAY GHOST"
Commander First Virginia Cavalry - 43 Battalion -American Civil War

Fifth Cousin of Jerry N. Gililland - Mother's side of th family
ADAM RANKIN JOHNSON
Commander Texas Partisan Rangers ~~~Brigadier General-1864 Kentucky


Wife: Maria Josephine Eastland Johnson-Second Cousin of Jerry N.
Gililland-mother's side of the family
NICHOLAS HENRY DAWSON
Company C, Texas Cavalry

Second Great-Grandfather of Jerry N. Gililland-mother's side of the family
JOHN SANFORD GILILLAND
Private Cavalry - Second Partisan Rangers
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J. T. WOOD (JAMES THOMAS)
A Texas Ranger - 1880 -Company D, Frontier Battalion
BROTHERS, TIMOTHY AND DAVID
MONTIER

Galveston Artillery Company-1841