The Battle of Gonzales
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September 1825: Mexicans came to Gonzales to take back the cannon that they gave the people of Gonzales to defend themselves against Native Americans. The Texans refused.
Sept. 27, 1825.After being denied, the Mexicans came back to Gonzales with more forces on their side. With these forces, were 100 dragoons and their leader was Francisco de Castaneda.
The Mexicans arrive at the Guadalupe River to find it blocked by Texans. They made their camp 300 yards away.
Oct. 1,1825. The Mexicans crossed the river and planned to attack the next day. The Texans moved toward the Mexican's new camp.
Oct. 2, 1825. The Texans put up the "Come and Take It" flag and attacked the Mexicans. The Texans out-man and out-gun the Mexicans.
Oct. 2, 1825. The Mexicans retreat. The cannon stayed in Gonzales.
See you later, I'm out of here!!!!
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