TITLE

The Battle OF THE Alamo

AUTHOR(S)
Hutton, Paul Andrew
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Wild West;Feb2004, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on the fall of the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas into the hands of Mexican soldiers on March 6, 1836. Civilian unrest in Texas; Defenders of the Alamo; Descriptions of the battle.
ACCESSION #
11617613

 

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