Alamo

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Alamo is the site of 187 texan deaths in 1836 the larger region was the scene of mounting tensions

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Friday, April 29th, 9pm

YGHG, Minnamoolka, Queensland, Australia

Minnamoolka, QLD

In December, Benjamin Milam led a combined force of Tejanos, Spanish-speaking native residents of Tejas, and Texans, English-speaking residents, against a Mexican military unit in San Antonio. The fighting was extremely bitter.

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Over the next two months, the occupying forces worked to strengthen the Alamo's defenses, but were surprised on February 23, 1836 to see the 2,000-man army of General Antonio López de Santa Anna looming on the horizon. At this time, only 155 soldiers manned the garrison.

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f we are not successful, our grandchildren and their grandchildren will beg for crumbs from the Americans!