Texas Revolution
The Texas Revolution (October 2, 1835 – April 21, 1836) began when colonists (primarily from the United States) in the Mexican province of Texas rebelled against the increasingly centralist Mexican go...
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Harrisburg, Houston
Harrisburg is a community that is now (originally documented as Harrisburgh then shortened to Harrisburg in 1892) located within the city of Houston, Texas, United States.The community is located east...
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The Alamo: Shrine of Texas Liberty
The Alamo: Shrine of Texas Liberty is a 1938 American black-and-white war film directed by Stuart Paton and produced by H. W. Kier and Norman Sheldon. The film was a two-reel short produced in a coupl...
Texas Independence Day
Texas Independence Day is the celebration of the adoption of the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2, 1836. With this document signed by 59 people, settlers in Mexican Texas officially broke ...
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Hannah Elizabeth (ship)
Hannah Elizabeth was built in 1829 in Stonington, Connecticut. Records of the time describe her as being a two-masted schooner, 67 feet long and 20 feet wide. At the time of the sinking her weight wa...
Moses Austin Bryan
Moses Austin Bryan (September 25, 1817 – March 16, 1895) was an early settler of Texas. Moses served as Secretary for his uncle, Stephen F. Austin.
His mother was Emily Austin Perry and his father...
Dawson Massacre
The Dawson massacre, also called the Dawson expedition, was an incident in which 36 Texian militiamen were killed by Mexican soldiers on September 17, 1842 near San Antonio de Bexar (now the U.S. city...
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First Texas Navy
The First Texas Navy carried out operations, before and after the Texas Revolution, from 1835 to 1837. Over the course of two years the Texans launched several operations in the Gulf of Mexico which h...
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Samuel Hamilton Walker
Samuel Hamilton Walker (February 24, 1817 – October 9, 1847) was a Texas Ranger captain and military officer of the Republic of Texas and the United States armies. Walker served in several armed confl...
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William H. Wharton
William Harris Wharton (April 27, 1802 – March 14, 1839) was an early colonist, political leader, diplomat, Senator and orator in Texas.
Wharton was born in Virginia and was raised by an uncle fol...
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San Jacinto Monument
The San Jacinto Monument is a 567.31-foot (172.92 m) high column located on the Houston Ship Channel in unincorporated Harris County, Texas, United States, near the city of La Porte. The monument...
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Runaway Scrape
The Runaway Scrape was the January–April 1836 flight from the Mexican army by the ad interim government of the new Republic of Texas, the Provisional Army of Texas and the civilian population. After ...
Heroes of the Alamo
Heroes of the Alamo (1937) is a low-budget retelling of the events of the Texas Revolution and the Battle of the Alamo. It was produced by Anthony J. Xydias and reuses the battle scenes of his 1926 ...
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William R. Carey
William R. Carey was one of a group of volunteer soldiers who went to the frontier territory of Texas in 1835 during the Texas Revolution to defend it against tyranny and autocratic rule. He was born...
List of Texan survivors of the Battle of the Alamo
When the Battle of the Alamo ended at approximately 6:30 a.m. on March 6, 1836, fewer than fifty of the almost 250 Texians who had occupied the Alamo Mission in San Antonio, Texas, were alive. Th...
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Foreign relations of the Republic of Texas
The Republic of Texas was a North American Nation from 1836 to 1845; in its short time it established diplomatical relations worldwide, mainly through the cotton trade.
Texas had a consulate in An...
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Anahuac Disturbances
The Anahuac Disturbances were uprisings of settlers in and around Anahuac, Texas in 1832 and 1835 which helped to precipitate the Texas Revolution. This eventually led to the territory's secession fr...
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New Orleans Greys
The New Orleans Greys were a Military volunteer unit of two militia companies that totaled about 120 men that had formed in the city of that name for service in the Texas War of Independence. Their na...
Texian
Texians (also known as Texasians, Texilingans, Texicans, and Texonian) were non-Hispanic white residents of Mexican Texas and, later, the Republic of Texas, i.e. settlers who were not part of the olde...
Texas Santa Fe Expedition
The Texan Santa Fe Expedition was a commercial and military expedition to secure the Republic of Texas's claims to parts of Northern New Mexico for Texas in 1841. The expedition was unofficially initi...
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Treaties of Velasco
The Treaties of Velasco were two documents signed at Velasco, Texas (now Surfside Beach, Texas) on May 14, 1836, between Antonio López de Santa Anna of Mexico and the Republic of Texas, in the afterma...
James Milford Day
James Milford Day (1815–1894) was a 19th-century Texas military figure. He was a member of Mathew Caldwell's and Jack Hay's Seguin Rangers and a participant in the Mexican-American War.
James Milf...
Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas
Washington-on-the-Brazos (also known as Washington) is an unincorporated area along the Brazos River in Washington County, Texas, United States. It was founded when Texas was still a part of Mexico, ...
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