Saturday, March 06, 2021

About that event at the Alamo a lot of leftists would prefer be forgotten

2200 hours, D-1, one hundred and seventy-seven years ago General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna ordered that the artillery barrage which had fallen upon the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Bexar for twelve days be halted.

As he suspected, the exhausted defenders soon fell into a deep sleep, for most, the only sleep that they had managed during the course of the siege.
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189 defenders of the Alamo died this day 177 years ago. They took a full third of the attacking force with them

2 comments:

MauserMedic said...

How many was that third?

TRose said...

900-1000 battle hardened troops that had been putting down rebellions throughout Mexico during that time.