Mexico wants the cannon they gave to the town of Ganzeles for protection from the native Americans back
come and take it
When Castañeda's troops reached the Guadalupe River opposite Gonzales on September 29they found their path blocked by high water and eighteen Texian soldiers. Castañeda demanded thereturn of the cannon, but the Texian settlers refused.
on the night of October 1 the texains put up a white flag with a picture of a cannon that said "come and take it"
in the morning of October 2 the Mexican army was attacked by the Texas rebels