The Alamo 1836: Santa Anna's Texas Campaign by Stephen HardinThe Alamo 1836: Santa Anna's Texas Campaign by Stephen Hardin

The Alamo 1836: Santa Anna's Texas Campaign

byStephen HardinIllustratorAngus Mcbride

Paperback | September 25, 2001

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Osprey's examination of the Battle of Alamo (1836), which was the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution (1835-1836). On the morning of 6 March 1836 around 1,100 Mexican soldiers under Generalissimo Santa Anna stormed a small mission outside San Antonio, Texas, and slaughtered the garrison of around 200 Texans. It was not a large battle but its significance vastly outweighed its size for the name of the mission was the Alamo. Less than two months later Santa Anna's force was smashed at San Jacinto by a volunteer army whose battle cry was "Remember the Alamo". Stephen L Hardin details the climactic 1836 campaign which won Texas her independence.
Stephen L. Hardin is a professor of history at The Victoria College in Victoria, Texas. He is the author of the award-winning Texian Iliad: A Military History of the Texas Revolution, 1835-1836 and ELI 36: The Texas Rangers. Additionally, he is the editor of Lone Star: The Republic of Texas, 1836-1846 and is the author of more than a d...
Title:The Alamo 1836: Santa Anna's Texas CampaignFormat:PaperbackPublished:September 25, 2001Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1841760900

ISBN - 13:9781841760902

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Table of Contents

Origins of the Campaign/Opposing Commanders/Opposing Armies/Opposing Plans/The Campaign of 1836/Aftermath/Chronology/Bibliography/Index