Archives War, 1842
Mexican leaders began launching raids into Texas. In the spring of 1842, 700 soldiers under the command of Rafael Vasquez attacked San Antonio, Goliad, Refugio, and Victoria. The Texans feared an attack on Austin when they heard the Mexican troops were invading.
Sam Houston was the president of the Republic Of Texas at the of the Archives War.
Angelina Eberly led the Austin residents to fire at the Texan officials.