After we returned to the US following our round-the-world trip, we had a busy summer visiting family and friends within the country. In the latter part of June, we took a trip down to Texas to visit Eric’s family. 900 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