Note: He was a San Jacinto Veteran and his tombstone bears a state marker. Edward McMillan was single at the time of the Battle of San Jacinto;he later received Headright Certificate #72 for one-third of a leagueof land from the Board of Land Commissioners for Robertson County,Texas. Having married, he was, on 1 March 1838, issued HeadrightCertificate #121 for two-thirds of one league and one labor of land bythe Robertson County Board. In this certificate it is stated that hearrived in Texas in January 1834. Edward McMillan was a member ofCaptain James Gillaspie's Company at San Jacinto and on 16 November1838, he received Donation Certificate #603 for 640 acres of land forhaving participated in the battle. He was issued Bounty Certificate#4422 for 640 acres of land 15 November 1838, for his services in thearmy from 1 March to 1 September 1836. On 12 December 1851, hereceived Bounty Certificate #955 for 320 acres of land for havingserved in the army from 27 October 1835 to 5 January 1836.
He enrolled 9 March 1836 and was discharged 8 June 1836, after havingserved in the companies of Captains John Gafford, Joseph P. Lynch,James Gillaspie, and B.J. Ijams. He entered the service as a rangerin Captain Calvin Bole's Company 25 July 1836, and was discharged 25November 1836.
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