Texas Times

The Revolution Begins

The "Grass Fight"

Texas troops were a little embarrassed by the fact that the silver train that they thought they were intercepting turned out to be nothing more than the feed supply for the Mexican horses. Erastus Smith's scouts had previously reported that the mule train was carrying silver to pay the soldiers under the command of General Cos in San Antonio. Much to their chagrin, after a brief skirmish, Texan troops found themselves in possession of nothing more than a couple loads of hay and grass.

Victory @ San Antonio

Even though Edward Burleson, commander of the Texas volunteers, decided against an attack against General Cos at San Antonio, Ben Milam...

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