TITLE

Texas fought its last battle as a sovereign republic

AUTHOR(S)
Surovic, Arthur F.
PUB. DATE
February 1998
SOURCE
Military History;Feb98, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recounts the last battle of Texas as a sovereign republic against Mexican invaders at Salado Creek. People sent to France by Mexican General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna; Texas campaign by French General Adrian Woll; Involvement of Texas force commander Matthew Caldwell in the battle.
ACCESSION #
50412

 

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