5 edition of Battle of the Alamo found in the catalog.
Battle of the Alamo
As a fourteen-year-old boy involved in the Texas Revolution, the reader makes decisions determining how the story leads up to the Battle of the Alamo.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-201).
|Statement||Bryce Milligan ; [all illustrations by Charles Shaw].|
|Contributions||Shaw, Charles, 1941- ill.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.M63932 Bat 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||201 p. :|
|Number of Pages||201|
|LC Control Number||90030870|
The dramatic story of one of the most famous events in Texas history is written by Ben H. Procter. Procter describes in colorful detail the background, character, and motives of the prominent figures at the Alamo - Bowie, Travis, and Crockett - and the course and outcome of the battle itself. Jul 12, · This video covers the Battle of the Alamo during Texas's war for independence from Mexico. Learn about the volunteer soldiers, including .
Nov 05, · Phil Collins’s Top Five Alamo Reads. His book, The Alamo and Beyond: A Collector’s Journey, was issued earlier this year. “I have collected (and read) every Alamo book I’ve come across, so it’s very hard to highlight just five of them,” Collins tells True West. “Each book . The Battle of the Alamo cost the Texans the entire man garrison. Mexican casualties are disputed but were approximately killed and wounded. While Travis and Bowie were killed in the fighting, Crockett's death is a subject of controversy. While some sources state that he was killed during the battle, others indicate that he was one.
For the United States, the Battle of the Alamo is in many ways its version of the Greeks' Thermopylae. In February , a few hundred defenders of a small fort, which once served as a mission, found themselves besieged by several thousand Mexican soldiers under . Jan 13, · We'll take a whole new look at the battle of the Alamo, and discover the historic sites scattered around modern-day San Antonio. Dean Kirkpatrick The .
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May 23, · This book is more than a rehash about the Battle of the Alamo but an in depth look at the people who had to make the hard choice to stand and fight, knowing that they would most likely perish in the battle. If you are an Alamo "fanatic" or just have a passing interest in Texas history, Donovan's book, "The Blood of Heroes" is a compelling read/5().
Jan 31, · The Battle of the Alamo (Graphic History) [Matt Doeden, Charles Barnett III, Phil Miller] on rafaelrvalcarcel.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Tells the story of the Battle of the Alamo. Written in graphic-novel format/5(12). The Alamo Gift Shop. The Blood of Heroes: The Day Struggle for the Alamo--and the Sacrifice That Forged a Nation. The Battle of the Alamo (February 23 – March 6, ) was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution.
Following a day siege, Mexican troops under President General Antonio López de Santa Anna reclaimed the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Béxar (modern-day San Antonio, Texas, United States), killing the Texian and immigrant occupiers Location: Alamo Mission, San Antonio, Mexican Texas.
Jan 01, · The dramatic story Battle of the Alamo book one of the most famous events in Texas history is told by Ben H. Procter. Procter describes in colorful detail the background, character, and motives of the prominent figures at the Alamo—Bowie, Travis, and Crockett—and the course and outcome of the battle itself.5/5.
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Mexican Accounts of the Battle of the Alamo: A Collection and Critical Analysis. by Roger Borroel | 1 Apr Paperback Currently unavailable.
Florida's alamo: The battle of Marianna " as 'twas said to me " (Battlecruiser Alamo Series Book 6) by Richard Tongue out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. The Illustrated Siege and Battle of the Alamo. K likes. This is a "x11" soft cover BOOK titled: THE ILLUSTRATED SIEGE AND BATTLE OF THE ALAMO by G.T.
Johnson II. The book is 40 pages of full Followers: K. The devastating loss galvanized the surviving Texans. Under General Sam Houston, a maverick with a rocky past, the tiny army of settlers rallied.
Just one month after the massacre, the underdog Texans soundly defeated the "Napoleon of the West" (as Santa Anna styled himself) at the Battle of San Jacinto.
This is a small, graphic novel-style telling of the fate of the Battle of the Alamo within the struggle for Texan Independence. It does a decent job of detailing the key figures and major events, though not as good as Espinosa’s Graphic Planet: The Battle of the Alamo/5.
Mar 06, · 4. The Illustrated Alamo - A Photographic Journey, by Mark Lemon: This is a detailed study of the Alamo Compound in It's hard to understand the battle without understanding where it was fought and the grounds as they were at the time.
This is especially important because so much of the original site are gone now. Mar 25, · The basic story of the Alamo is that rebellious Texans had captured the city of San Antonio de Béxar (modern-day San Antonio, Texas) in a battle in December and afterward had fortified the Alamo, a fortress-like former mission in the center of town.
May 08, · The Battle of the Alamo. In Decemberin the early stages of Texas’ war for independence from Mexico, a group of Texan (or Texian) volunteers led by George Collinsworth and Benjamin Milam.
Nov 12, · A good book is like a window. Through the frame of its pages, a reader can peek into another world. Measured against this standard, The Battle of the Alamo is a book with a powerful distinction.
When partnered with a smartphone or tablet, the book invites the reader to travel back to and “step /5(6). Talk:Battle of the Alamo/Jackson & Wheat, Almonte's Texas - notes pertinent to the Battle of the Alamo.
Also the book is searchable. — Maile14 May (UTC) Alamo Sourcebook is a children's book. The next book in the bibliography I would like to discuss is Alamo Sourcebook () by Tim J. & Terry S. Todish, with. “I stay here to defend the Alamo.
And, for those who will also choose to stay, I know that, although they may be sacrificed to the vengeance of a Gothic enemy, the victory will cost the enemy so dear that it will be worse for him than a defeat.” ― Alicia A.
Willis, Remembering the Alamo. The Alamo Digital Battlefield: Then and Now. The Alamo’s Battlefield has been lost in the nearly two centuries since that dramatic battle.
The Mexican army tore down the compound’s outer walls in May of This left just two structures, the Alamo Church and Long Barrack. I used to be a small mention to putting down a rebellion that later became the Texas rebellion.
On your typical secundaria or preparatoria (middle/high school) history book, the entire Texas thing is only a couple pages, and that’s including maps.
History >> US History before The Battle of the Alamo was fought between the Republic of Texas and Mexico from February 23, to March 6, It took place at a fort in San Antonio, Texas called the Alamo.
The Mexicans won the battle, killing all of the Texan soldiers inside the fort. More than million people visit the Alamo annually.* The Alamo Shrine (or Church) still stands in the same spot as it did during the Battle. Alamo Plaza, the area in front of the Alamo, was originally part of the Alamo’s courtyard and mission compound.
InThe Alamo partnered with Texas A&M University's Conservation Research Lab (CRL) to restore and conserve the seven historic Alamo battle cannons in our possession.
Used in the Siege and Battle of the Alamo, the conservation team discovered exciting information about the cannons, including two unfired cannon balls inside one of them.Nov 12, · A good book is like a window. Through the frame of its pages, a reader can peek into another world.
Measured against this standard, The Battle of the Alamo is a book with a powerful distinction. When partnered with a smartphone or tablet, the book invites the reader to travel back to and “step inside” the Alamo to meet the heroes from the most legendary battle in Texas history /5(5).But the story of the Alamo does not end with that battle and defeat.
Nor is it always a men’s story. The second battle of the Alamo was a women’s battle, fought with the same determination as shown by the original defenders but with different weapons—with words and money and sometimes with outrageous behavior.