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

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

This Day in Texas History:

Day Six of the Siege of the Alamo
Sunday February 28, 1836

Mexicans receive intelligence that 200 Texian reinforcements from Goliad are en route to the Alamo.

The morale within the compound is high. According to Mrs. Dickinson, Crockett took up a fiddle and challenged John McGregor, a Scot with bagpipes, to a contest of instruments.

David Crockett's Fiddle

David Crockett’s Fiddle

Crockett’s fiddle has enjoyed a colorful history worth reading.

 

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