Governor Henry Smith Commander-in-Cheif Sam Houston
The Battle Of Gonzales was on October 2, 1835. Mexican leader Colonel Augartech lead 100 mexiac soldiers. Texas leader Colonel John Moore lead 160 Texan volunteers. In the end Texas won the battle, and because of this win colonists became enthusiastic about outbreak of war with Mexico. This was all because the Mexicans wanted their cannon back.
Texans were defending the rights they had under the Constitution of 1824.Texas created a provisional govenment and elected Henry Smith Governor. And also made Sam Houston Commander-in-Chief of the Texas Army.
Road To Independence
The siege wan on February 22, 1836. William B. Travis was the commander with around 150-200 Texian troops. The Mexicans bombarded the Alamo with about 1500 men. The attack begains on March 6, 1836. The Texians were either killed during battle or were executed after battle by the Mexicans. All Texian troops were killed while only 600 Mexicans were killed.
Battle Of San Jacinto
On March 2, 1836 George Childress drafted the Texas Declaration of Independence Document. The document listed grievances against the Presidnt Of Mexico, Santa Anna. This document was signed by 59 delegates. The drafted document was drafted in Washington, Texas.
The Mexican Army started to head East towards Gonzales. The Texans fearing for their lives fled east abandening their houses. Sam Houston ordered his army to burn down the town of Gonzales so that the Mexicans couldnt get any suppiles. In the Goliad Massacre their was 400 Texian troops and 500 Mex. troops. They fought near Coleto Creek and Fannin surrenders. On March 27, 1836 Santa Anna orders all prisoners to be executed.
The Battle of San Jacinto was on April 21, 1836 and took place on San Jacinto River. Their was a total of 700 Texans troops and 1800 Mex. soiders. The battle lasted around 18 minutes. Santa Ann was captured. The battle of San Jacinto was the final battle of the Texas Revolution.