Tejanos in the 1835 Texas Revolution

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  • Copyright: 2009-08-15
  • Publisher: Pelican Pub Co Inc
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This fascinating history gives credit to the lesser-known soldiers of the Texas Revolution. The Tejanos were people of Mexican heritage who had established themselves in Texas for generations and who supported Texan independence. They played a significant role in the battles at the Alamo, Goliad, and San Jacinto.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. 9
Prologuep. 13
The Stage Is Setp. 23
Subjugation, Tolerance, or Revolutionp. 23
Spain Renews Her Claimsp. 30
Growth and Transitionp. 32
A Redress of Grievancesp. 43
The Dictator Respondsp. 47
The Gathering Stormp. 53
From Gonzales, ˘Lexington of Texas,÷ to the Alamop. 53
Santa Anna Arrivesp. 60
Why Texas Was ˘Invaded÷p. 64
The Storming of San Antonio de BÚxarp. 76
The Alamo-Seized and Possessedp. 87
To a Few it was Homep. 87
The Texians React-Retire to the Alamop. 98
One Day to the Nextp. 113
To Live, to Survive, to Perseverep. 113
A Renewed call for Helpp. 116
Probe, Attack, and Disengagep. 121
Message Received-Loud and Clearp. 123
The Twenty-fifth, a Pivot for Days to Followp. 127
Project and Defendp. 132
To the Relief of Our Boysp. 141
At the Alamo, They Waitp. 155
And Still They Comep. 161
˘Repair to the Field of War÷p. 167
A State Ordainedp. 167
What Manner of Menp. 168
Sustain Yourselves till We Can Helpp. 171
From Rebellion to Revolutionp. 176
A Regathering Stormp. 179
Two Days till Martyrdomp. 184
˘Muerte a Los Diablo Tejanos÷p. 197
At Dawn's Early Lightp. 210
Fire and Fall Backp. 219
The Runaway Scrapep. 223
Fannin Makes His Movep. 228
Houston Resumes His Marchp. 235
A Capitulation Dishonoredp. 237
The Road to San Jacintop. 244
Respite, Regroup, and Renewp. 250
Bee Line for the Bayoup. 253
March to Dress Rehearsalp. 258
A Lone Star Is Bornp. 267
Epiloguep. 280
Letter of Grievance Addressed to Stephen H. Dardenp. 290
Agreementp. 293
Notesp. 297
Glossaryp. 337
Bibliographyp. 339
Indexp. 353
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