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This Day in Texas History: Day Five of the Siege of the Alamo

This Day in Texas History: Day Five of the Siege of the Alamo Saturday February 27, 1836 The fifth day of the siege was again cold with temperatures ranging in the 30s. Having exhausted their own supplies, the Mexicans pillaged Bexar of foodstuffs and perishables. When they in turn depleted these, they sent troops to…
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This Day in Texas History: Day 4 of the Siege of the Alamo

This Day in Texas History: Day 4 of the Siege of the Alamo Friday February 26, 1836 The Texians burned more jacales during the night. It soon became obvious that the Alamo’s water well would not supply the needs of a 150+ people in the garrison. They would have to obtain water from the nearby…
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