Documentaries - Edward Burleson: Soldier and Statesman

This documentary tells the story of General Edward Burleson, who came to Texas in 1830 and fought [American] Indians, the Mexican Army in the Siege of Bexar, lead troops at San Jacinto, fought in the Mexican-American War, served as a representative and senator for the Republic of Texas and was Vice-President of the Republic.

Burleson contemporaries were Stephen F. Austin, Sam Houston, and Jack C. Hays. He fought Comanches almost non-stop for 20 years, helped survey and lay out Austin and San Marcos, formed the Texas Rangers, and was the first person buried in the Texas State Cemetery in 1851.