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Fortress Alamo – The Alamo – Medium

Fortress Alamo

Fortress Alamo – The Alamo – Medium

Day 13 of the siege ~ The Alamo has fallen. In remembrance of those who fought so bravely and paid the ultimate sacrifice,177 years ago today.    Midnight. March 5, 1836. Santa Anna’s troops began to mobilize, silently moving towards their places to await the start of battle. Despite the orders to forgo overcoats, cloaks, and blankets, the men were instructed to lay on their stomachs on the cold, damp grass. For several hours, the soldiers lay on the ground in complete darkness. Although...

13 of the siege ~ The Alamo has fallen In remembrance of those who fought so bravely and paid the ultimate sacrifice, 177 years ago today.

The Alamo Collection

The Alamo Collection

William Barret Travis (August 1, 1809 – March 6, 1836) was a 19th-century American lawyer and soldier. At the age of 26, he was a lieutenant colonel in the Texas Army. He died at the Battle of the Alamo during the Texas Revolution.

William Barret Travis (August 1809 – March was a American lawyer and soldier. At the age of he was a lieutenant colonel in the Texas Army. He died at the Battle of the Alamo during the Texas Revolution.

Alamo defenders mass grave plot

Mass Grave of the Alamo Defenders in San Antonio, Texas: a Virtually Unknown Feature of the Most Written-about Event in Texas History.

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