1836 Facts about the Alamo and the Texas War for Independence

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Mary Deborah Petite
Da Capo Press, 1999 - History - 170 pages
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This handy paperback in the Savas "Facts About" series covers all aspects of the famous campaign in surprising detail, with much hard-to-find information on the background of the participants, the Mexican viewpoint, and the continuing mystery of possible survivors. Contains bibliography and update on recent research.
  

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Contents

Mission San Antonio de Valero
1
The Alamo1920 Photograph Frontis
5
Chronology of the Texas War for Independence
9
3 The Texian Army
13
The Mexican Army
17
Tejano Revolutionaries
23
6 Revolution at Sea
29
Grapeshot Mustketshot and the Bayonet
33
Victory or Death
87
The Battle of the Alamo
95
continued
101
Fall of the Alamo by Theodore Gentilz
116
Bowie Travis and Crockett How Did They Die?
119
13 Alamo Survivors
127
Whats In a Name?
143
Samuel P Houston
151

Officers and Gentlemen
39
Alamo Defenders
61
Numbers and Statistics
163
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About the author (1999)

Mary Deborah Petite is a longtime student of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution. She lives in San Jose, California.

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