Battles

Davontae Mckinney

Battle of gonzales

The was the first military engagement of the Texas Revolution. It was fought near Gonzales, Texas on October 2, 1835 between rebellious Texan settlers and a detachment of Mexican army troops .

In 1831 Mexican authorities gave the settlers of Gonzales a small cannon to help protect them from frequent Comanche raids

Battle of san jacinto

  • The battle of san jacinto , fought on April 21, 1836, in present-day Texas harris county , was the decisive battle of the texas revoulution . led by General Sam Houston, the Texian Army engaged and defeated General Antonio López de Santa Anna's Mexican army in a fight that lasted just 20 minutes. About 630 of the Mexican soldiers were killed and 730 captured, while only nine Texans died

Battle of Goliad

The Battle of Goliad was the second skirmish of the Texas Revolution. In the early-morning hours of October 9, 1835, rebellious Texas settlers attacked the Mexican Army soldiers garrisoned at Presidio La Bahía, a fort near the Mexican Texas settlement of Goliad. La Bahía lay halfway between the only other large garrison of Mexican soldiers (at Presidio San Antonio de Bexar) and the then-important Texas port of Copano.

battle of concepion

The Battle of Concepcion was fought on October 28, 1835 between Mexican troops under Colonel Domingo Ugartechea and Texans insurgents led by James Bowie and James Fannin. The 30-minute engagement, which historian J.R. Edmondson describes as "the first major engagement of the Texas Revolutions

Battle of alamo

(February 23 – March 6, 1836) was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution. Following a 13-day siege, Mexican troops under President General Antonio López de Santa Anna launched an assault on the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Béxar (modern-day San Antonio, Texas, United States), killing all of the Texian defenders. Santa Anna's cruelty during the battle inspired many Texians—both Texas settlers and adventurers from the United States—to join the Texian Army. Buoyed by a desire for revenge, the Texians defeated the Mexican Army at the Battle of San Jacinto, on April 21, 1836, ending the revolution

Battle of refugio

fought from March 12–15,18361,500 Centralista soldiers fought against amon butler king and his 28 American volunteers and Lieutenant Colonel William Ward and his approximately 120 Americans. The battle, a part of the Goliad Campaign of the Texas Revolution, resulted in a Mexican victory and splintered Texan resistance.