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Mexican sergeant"s recollections of the Alamo & San Jacinto

Francisco Becerra

Mexican sergeant"s recollections of the Alamo & San Jacinto

by Francisco Becerra

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Published by Jenkins in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.),
  • San Jacinto, Battle of, Tex., 1836,
  • Texas,
  • San Antonio.
    • Subjects:
    • Becerra, Francisco, b. 1810.,
    • Fortification -- Texas -- San Antonio.,
    • Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) -- Siege, 1836 -- Personal narratives.,
    • San Jacinto, Battle of, Tex., 1836 -- Personal narratives.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Francisco Becerra, as told to John S. Ford in 1875 ; introduction by Dan Kilgore.
      GenrePersonal narratives.
      ContributionsFord, John Salmon., Kilgore, Dan, 1921-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF394.S2 B4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination45 p. ;
      Number of Pages45
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3807021M
      LC Control Number81112837

      Another letter was written by a Mexican soldier as he waited to attack the Alamo in the final assault on the morning of March 6, This letter is printed as it appears in Wallace O. Chariton's book, Days In Texas - The Alamo Letters. The soldier is not identified in the book. O’Charlton, Wallace. (ed.) Days in Texas: The Alamo Letters. Plano: Alamo and San Jacinto. Bacerra, Francisco A. A Mexican Sergeant’s Recollections of the Alamo and San Jacinto. Translated by John S. Ford. Austin:

        San Jacinto Museum of History’s Veteran Biographies. The San Jacinto Museum of History’s Herzstein Library provides an excellent online database of profiles for both Texian and Mexican veterans who served in the battle. While most of the Mexican profiles include just brief biographical and service details, dome include photos and a narrative. Texas History Us History Alamo San Antonio Mexican American War American History Texas Revolution Us Destinations San Jacinto Texas Usa The Alamo by Mark Lemon The Alamo is a sculpture by Mark Lemon which was uploaded on June 16th,

      - Uniforms, battle scenes and equipment of the war between Mexico and Texas in the s and then the United States in the s. See more ideas about Texas revolution, Mexican american war, Mexican war pins.   No event in San Antonio history overshadows the siege and battle at the Alamo in prominence, folklore and true tales of heroism. The day standoff and predawn battle on .


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The Mexican government had sent him to tour Texas in to determine some way to quell the crisis there, but the Mexican political crisis made his mission moot. During the campaign he kept a personal journal that was captured in the Battle of San Jacinto and published in the New York Herald.

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