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

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

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

Thursday March 3, 1836

 

James Butler Bonham

James Butler Bonham

James Butler Bonham arrives with news of reinforcements. He reports that sixty men from Gonzales are due and that an additional 600 would soon be en route.

The Texians fire several shots into the city in celebration.

Santa Anna receives word of Mexican General Urrea’s victory at San Patricio. In celebration, the Mexcians ring church bells and there is revelry in the camp.

The lead elements of General Gaona’s Brigade arrive. These are reinforcements needed for a successful assault.

 

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