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The Archives War

The Start

In Texas a Mexican force under General Rafael Vasquez entered Texas. About 700 Mexican soldiers attacked San Antonio, Goliad, Refugio, and Victoria. Vasquez soon returned to Mexico. Many Texans panicked are panicking about the Mexicans coming.

The Archives War Start

The War

Texans are fearing that Mexicans will attack on Austin. President Houston ordered the government archives, or records, be withdraw from the capital. The residents in Austin have to move, so Texans thought that the capital was moving too. Mexicans fired ant the wagon with all the documents. Then it becomes The Archives War.