did you know that Santa Anna gathered a army of thousands in San Antonio
Really did you know that the goal was to stall the Mexican force so more troops could come
they were outraged cause Santa Anna ordered the execution of 350 p that surrendered
former Franciscan mission located near the present-day city of San Antonio
On February 23, 1836, a Mexican force numbering in the thousands and led by General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna began a siege of the fort
Though vastly outnumbered, the Alamo’s 200 defenders–commanded by James Bowie and William Travis and including the famed frontiersman Davy Crockett–held out courageously for 13 days before the Mexican invaders finally overpowered them.