Kia: Killed In The Alamo: A Saga Of Travis,bonham,bowie,crockett And The Other Brave Defenders Of The Al

July 9, 2019|
Kia: Killed In The Alamo: A Saga Of Travis,bonham,bowie,crockett And The Other Brave Defenders Of The Al by Roy Sullivan
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"KIA: Killed In the Alamo" highlights the struggle of three Alamo Colonels (Travis, Bowie and Crockett) to organize, sustain and lead the stubborn defenders of the Alamo who gave their lives fighting for an independent Texas. On March 6, 1836, Mexican General, (and President) Santa Ana directed his powerful army to not only assault the old Alamo and its Texas defenders, he ordered the immediate execution of any survivors. The defenders of the Alamo, mostly volunteers, came from eastern and southern United States, Ireland, England, Scotland, Germany, and Denmark as well as well as Texas. Sadly, the birthplaces of 48 of the 212 slain defenders are unknown. To honor their heroism and bravery, a roster of their names is at Chapter 14. Perhaps the highest accolade for these heroic defenders is that inscribed on the Cenotaph in San Antonio, Texas, next to the Alamo: "IN MEMORY OF THE HEROES WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES AT THE ALAMO MARCH 6, 1836, IN THE DEFENSE OF TEXAS. THEY CHOSE NEVER TO SURRENDER NOR RETREAT; THESE BRAVE HEARTS, WITH FLAG STILL WAVING, PERISHED IN THE FLAMES OF NOBILITY THAT THEIR HIGH SACRIFICE MIGHT LEAD TO THE FOUNDING OF TEXAS."
Title:Kia: Killed In The Alamo: A Saga Of Travis,bonham,bowie,crockett And The Other Brave Defenders Of The Al
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:102 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.21 in
Shipping dimensions:102 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.21 in
Published:July 9, 2019
Publisher:Authorhouse
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781728318622

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