Press "Enter" to skip to content

Eyewitness to the Alamo

By Bill Groneman

Eyewitness to the Alamo is the particular account of the siege and conflict of the Alamo by means of those that have been current through the assault. This booklet is the 1st entire accounting of the conflict of the Alamo by way of one among our country's top-rated experts at the occasion.

Show description

Quick preview of Eyewitness to the Alamo PDF

Show sample text content

Derr, Mark. The Frontiersman—The genuine existence and the numerous Legends of Davy Crockett. big apple: William Morrow and corporate, Inc. , 1993. DeShields, James T. Tall males With lengthy Rifles. San Antonio: Naylor Co. , 1935; reprint 1971. De Zavala, Adina. the tale of the Siege and Fall of the Alamo. San Antonio: n. p. , 1911. Dobie, J. Frank, Mody C. Boatright, and Harry H. Ransom, eds. within the Shadow of historical past. Austin: Texas people Lore Society, 1939; reprint, Detroit: Folklore affiliates, 1971. Driggs, Howard R. and Sarah S. King.

After the president had given my mom her $2 and a blanket, he advised her she was once unfastened to move the place she loved. We accrued what property shall we jointly and went to our cousin’s position on North Flores road, the place we remained numerous months. five This model of Esparza’s tale seemed within the San Antonio exhibit in 1902. The paper repeated the tale many years later and eventually released an increased model in 1907. this text explains that Esparza was once now not to be had as much as 1897 when you consider that he have been residing on his farm in Atascosa County.

He didn't pay attention of his partners within the Alamo till lengthy later on whilst their destiny used to be instructed him in New Orleans. . . . He says he can nonetheless see the blood dripping down, and will pay attention the grim hell of noise contained in the partitions, yet he recollects little of the surface view, for he was once “in too vast a rush” while he received out. He observed the our bodies of a number of Mexicans, even though, as he ran. 10 the story of Charles Bledsoe seemed within the San Antonio show in August of 1904. in keeping with the item Bledsoe was once eighty-two years previous and had arrived in San Antonio from Arizona after a scarcity of 50 years.

For different debts via or attributed to Joe see #2. four, 2. 6, and four. thirteen) 2. four Joe, April 12, 1836 As pronounced by means of George C. Childress within the Memphis (Tennessee) Enquirer The servant of the lamented Travis, says his grasp fell close to the shut of the siege. That the Texians had wood guards stationed a few hundred yards round the Alamo, (as the fortress of San Antonio is called,) and upon its partitions; that on Sunday morning approximately three o’clock the shield upon the wall cried out, “Col. Travis the Mexicans are coming!

Ultimately there got here fireplace and weapons and bayonets with many males. the warriors of Santa Anna scaled the partitions to be met via the struggling with Texans. It was once early morning. I ran out to the courtyard from a deep sleep. i used to be mounted to the floor. The Texans killed a lot of Santa Anna’s males yet an increasing number of stored bobbing up the ladders. My father used to be killed. The courageous Travis whereas capturing a cannon used to be shot down. I want i'll inform you all of the nice bravery of those few Texans scuffling with opposed to that host. it will take nice phrases like on your Bible and on your songs.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.42 of 5 – based on 39 votes