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

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

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

Wednesday March 2, 1836

Travis receives a report that there is corn at the Seguin ranch. He sends a detatchment headed by Lt. Menchaca to retrieve it.

Mexican forces discover a hidden road within pistol shot of the Alamo and post the Jimenez battalion there to cover it.

Unknown to the defenders, Independence has been declared at Washington-on-the-Brazos.

Washington on the Brazos

Washington on the Brazos

 

 

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