BATTLE OF GONZALES
ZAMIDREY BELL, MRS. BYRD, 12/16/2014, PERIOD 7
1.BATTLE OF GONZALES
.Brief battle between Texans and the Mexican army in 1835 at Gonzales that began the Texas Revolution. When, military commander in Texas, received word that the American colonists of Gonzales refused to surrender a small cannon.
2.BATTLE OF VELASCO
- Battle won by texans that broke out on June 26, 1832.
- After disagreements with Mexican officals at Anahauc.
- The battle of Velasco, a prelude to the Texas Revolution and probably the first case of bloodshed in the relations between Texas and Mexico, took place on June 26, 1832. Henry Smith and John Austinqv, in charge of Texans who had gone to Brazoria to secure a cannon for use against the Mexican forces at Anahuac.
3.BATTLE OF SAN JACINTO
- Final battle of the Texas Revolution in which Sam Houston and the Texas army defeated a surprised Mexican army led by Santa Anna in about 18-minutes.
- The battle of San Jacinto was the concluding military event of the Texas Revolution. On March 13, 1836, the revolutionary army at Gonzales began to retreat eastward. It crossed the Colorado River on March 17 and camped near present Columbus on March 20, recruiting and reinforcements having increased its size to 1,200 men.
4.BATTLE OF REFUGIO
- Battle of the Texas Revolution in which Mexican general Jose De Urrea defeated troops led by Colonel James Fannin.The series of fights that together make up the battle of Refugio occurred between March 12 and 15, 1836, during the Texas Revolution.
5.BATTLE OF COLETO
- Battle of the Texas Revolution in which Mexican general Jose De Urrea trapped and defeated Colonel James Fannin and his troops.
- The battle of Coleto, the culmination of the Goliad Campaign of 1836 occurred near Coleto Creek in Goliad County on March 19 and 20, 1836. Originally called the battle of the prairie and la batalla del encinal del Perdido Creek. It was one of the most significant engagements of the Texas Revolution. The battle, however, cannot properly
6.BATTLE OF GOLIAD
- The Goliad Massacre, the tragic termination of the , is of all the episodes of the Texas Revolution the most infamous. Though not as salie Goliad Campaign of 1836, as the battle of the Alamo, the massacre immeasurably garnered support for the cause against Mexico both within Texas and in the United States.