From the Annals of the Horse Marines – In 1836, a Texas mounted ranger company captured a Mexican ship. Maj. Isaac Watts Burton’s unit was keeping watch over a stretch of the Gulf Coast south of San Antonio Bay. 90 more words
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Today in 1836, one day after Sam Houston and his Texian Army defeated the Mexican army at the Battle of San Jacinto, a search party led by James Sylvester, captured Mexican General Santa Anna. Now WE know em
On March 6, 1836, Mexican General Antonio López de Santa Anna’s forces killed 189 Texan defenders at the Battle of the Alamo.
Santa Anna and his army then executed more than 342 Texan prisoners at the Goliad Massacre on March 27, 1836. 454 more words