The Archive War Newspaper

written by Sophia Colver

What caused the war and what happened?

In 1842, there was a war called the Archives War.

To start this war there was a guy by the name of Mirabeau B. Lamar. Leaders of Mexico became upset about theLamar administration. Because of this conflict, the Mexican Leaders began launching raids into Texas. When Sam Houston heard about this, he ordered the governments Archives, or records, to be withdrawn from the capital. Mexico was being led by Angelina Eberly. When they arrived in Texas, they immediately started to fire at leaders who were Loading documents. The war ended with all of the documents back in Austin. A couple months later, Mexico invaded Texas, again.