Richard Andrews (soldier)
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Andrews, an Indian fighter, joined the Texan army at the beginning of the Texas Revolution. Richard Andrews was nicknamed "Big Dick" because of his large size and great strength. He was wounded in the battle of Gonzales on October 2, 1835. He fought at the Battle of Concepción. He was the only Texan killed in the Battle of Concepción on October 28, 1835.
A memorial to Captain Andrews was erected by the State of Texas and stands approximately .15 miles west of Mission Road on E. Theo Avenue near Concepcion Park, in San Antonio, Texas.
- History of Fort Bend County, Clarence Wharton, 1939.