Texas Revoultion Battles

By Kyndall La Grand

The Battle of Gonzales

The first military engagement of the Texas revolution In 1831Mexican authorities gave the settlers of Gonzales a small cannon in 1835 they decided to take because of the revolt going on in the country (the states of Mexico) they decided it was unwise to leave the weapon and request the return of the cannon the Texans refused Mexico sent soldiers they arrived September 29, 1835 in October 1 the settlers decided to fight on the early hours of October 2 Mexico withdrew

The Battle of Goliad

The second battle of the TX Revolution in the early morning of October 9,1835 rebellious Texan settlers attacked Mexican Army soldiers garrisoned at presidio La Bahia near Goliad

The Battle of San Jancinto

fought on April 21 1836 in present day Harris County, TX lead by Sam Houston defeated Santa Anna in 20 minutes about 630 Mexican soldiers were killed and 730 were killed and captured, while only nine Texans were killed

The Battle of the Alamo

fought February 23 -March 6,1836 on February 23 approximately 1,500 Mexicans marched towards the Alamo March 6 the Mexican army advanced on the Alamo the Texas won and Santa Anna surrendered and give Texas its independence