Battlefields of Texas by Bill Groneman

By Bill Groneman

Texas is a mix of many cultures and identities. "Such a mix doesn't come simply, even though. whilst a land as nice and wealthy as Texas adjustments palms such a lot of instances, it doesn't achieve this peacefully." Texas has been the location of diverse battles; Adobe partitions, Blanco Canyon, Gonzales, Salado, San Jacinto, the Alamo, Palo Duro Canyon, and Rattlesnake Springs are only some of the many old websites tested in Battlefields of Texas. vibrant descriptions of the fields of conflict, person profiles of the individuals, and retrospective research of every conflict make this e-book a good reference for Texas and army historians alike. Maps of a few of the battlefields and old images are integrated during this distinct selection of Texas heritage.

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The showpiece of the museum is a small iron cannon purported to be the original "Come and Take It" cannon. This cannon was unearthed in 1936 (the Texas Centennial) after a major flood. Some historians, most notably Thomas R. Lindley of Austin, dispute this claim, since the cannon matches none of the contemporary physical descriptions of the gun and it appears to be of iron rather than bronze. M. M. M. M. M. M. M. M. Page 31 Markers: The town of Gonzales is a historical marker rich environment.

Page 10 Medina August 1813 Opponents: Spanish Royalist Army General José Joaquín Arredondo 1,830 men (635 infantry and 1,195 cavalry) The Republican Army of the North General José Alvarez de Toledo y Dubios A variety of accounts differ, generally from 1,000 to 1,400 men Following their defeats at Rosillo and Alazán, the Spanish Royalists sent a substantial force under General Arredondo against the Republican forces at San Antonio de Bexar. Gutiérrez had been court-martialed and relieved of command for his involvement in the executions after Rosillo.

S. Coast Guard Station. The site is on public land, but some of it has been destroyed by channel improvements. The Brazoria County Historical Museum and Research Center and the Brazoria County Library can provide information on this battle. ) Page 24 Markers: A Texas historical marker mentioning the Battle of Velasco is located in front of City Hall in Surfside, Texas Nacogdoches 2 August 1832 Opponents: Texan settlers Captain James W. Bullock Approximately 500 men Army of the Republic of Mexico Colonel Joséde la Piedras Approximately 500 men The Battle of Nacogdoches, like the Battle of Velasco, came about as a result of rising tensions between Texan settlers and Mexican military garrisons in Texas.

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