Skip to comments.The American Flag Daily: Battle Of The Alamo
Posted on 02/23/2014 4:41:37 AM PST by Master Zinja
On February 23, 1836, the siege and battle at the Alamo began, as 189 men defended the mission from the 1800-strong Mexican Army during the Texas Revolution. The small Texas force, including Jim Bowie, William Travis and Davy Crockett, would hold against the Mexican Army for 13 days and eventually cause as many as 600 Mexican soldiers to be killed or wounded in the battle before falling. The defense of the Alamo would become a rallying cry for Texas, leading to the Mexican Army defeat at the Battle of San Jacinto on April 21 and ending the Revolution with Texas becoming an independent nation.
And president Andrew Jackson released General Santa Anna back to Mexico the very next year. Eleven years after the Alamo Americans once again had to fight Santa Anna at the battle of Chapultepec. In his later years Santa Anna lived on Staten island in New York. Does this traitorous act by a president sound familiar. This man had prisoners executed and is given a free pass to wage war on Americans once again, if this doesn’t put a fire in your eye nothing will.
Fun fact. in his days in New York Santa Anna tried to sell chewing gum as a replacement for rubber to the gringos.
Probably kicking some sand where Crockett was concerned. Jackson hated him for opposing his Indian removal programs.
“Remember the Alamo!”
With all my heart.
And thanks for posting.
To think Texas has Cornhole as its Senator. If Cornhole was at the Alamo, he would have waved the white flag, laid down his arms, and crapped in his underwear. What a disgrace to Texas, he wouldn’t back Ted Cruz, he aided the enemy and now we have Obamacare.
So for today at least, when your chance comes around, go out and prove it. Its true because we believe its true. If you are sitting wondering what the H*ll Im talking about, this aint for you. But if the first thing you are going to do when the Good Lord calls your number is find the men who sat in that tiny mission in San Antonio and shake their hands, then youre the reason I wrote this , and this is for you. So until next time you hear from me, God Bless and Happy Texas Independence Day."
(caution: strong language)
Let's not forget the Immortal 32 from Gonzales.
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