THE ARCHIVES WAR
A Brief Conflict
The Beginning of the Chaos
There are certain actions that the Lamar Administration have been concocting that has made Mexican leaders angry. These Mexican leaders have decided to launch raids into Texas because of these actions. During the spring of 1842, Mexican General Rafael Vasquez and his men entered Texas. Vasquez's 700 men and himself attacked Goliad, Refugio, San Antonio, and Victoria. Vasquez however, soon retreated back to Mexico. Many Texans started to fear attacks and panic. Sam Houston himself has started to fear an attack on our beautiful capital, Austin. He has demanded the government archives (aka records) be moved out of Austin.
Sam Houston, the smart and respected president of the Texas Republic, making plans for the removal of the archives from Austin to Houston.
The Archives War
The briefest war in Texas history, this war was over the fear of Austin losing the title of the Texas capital.
General Adrian Woll led his 1,400 men into Texas and captured San Antonio.