Texas Revolution

By : Oscar Garza // 4th Period

The Battle of Gonzales

The Battle of Gonzales was the first battle of the Texas Revolution. It took place on October 1835 and was led by Francisco de Castaneda. The Texans refused to surrender a small cannon that had been given in 1831 and used as a defense against the Indians. The Texans were fighting to keep their cannon and uphold the Consistution of 1824. Castaneda , outnumbered and outgunned, ordered a withdraw from Bexar.

The Battle of the Alamo

The Battle of the Alamo took place on March 6, 1836 and was led by William B. Travis & James Bowie, apart of the Texans, and Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. Sadly, both leaders died fighting and Santa Anna took his victory.

The Battle of San Jacinto

The Battle of San Jacinto was the last battle of the Texas Revolution. it was led by Sam Houston, who was apart of the Texans, and Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, who was apart of the Mexicans. The battle took place on April 21, 1836 and only lasted 18 minutes as the Texans defeated the Mexican army and took their victory as a rememberance of the Battle of the Alamo.