The Archive War in Texas
By: Sarah Tadyshak
The roles of Angelina Eberly and Sam Houston in the Archive War.
Sam Houston was the president of the United States at the time, and he was part of the Archives War between Mexico and Texas. Sam Houston was supposed to be calling the seven sessions of the Texas congress for help at Washington-On-The-Brazos. At the end of December 1842, he sent a company of rangers under Col. Thomas I. Smith in charge of them.
The causes of the Archive War!
The Texan Archive War of 1842 conflicts were caused by the incident of Sam Houston's attempt to remove the Archives of the Republic. War between Mexico and Texas has started because of this. The Mexican army was lead by the general Rafael Vasquez.