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Instagram post by Josh | Travel With Bender • Nov 3, 2017 at 4:59pm UTC
"Remember the Alamo!" - Sam Houston (1793-1863) _ I visited San Antonio Texas yesterday and took a behind-the-scenes look at one of America's most iconic battles at The Alamo. _ On 6 March 1836 the Mexican army lead by General Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna laid siege for 13 days then attacked The Alamo with 1500 soldiers against only around 200 Texian defenders including David Crockett William Travis and James Bowie. _ The battle lasted around 90 minutes. The only Texian lives that were spar
This statue of James Bowie, a hero at the Battle of the Alamo is by sculptor William M. McVey. It was placed in downtown Texarkana, Texas, in 1936 as part of the celebration of Texas's centennial
Statue of James "Jim" Bowie, a hero at the Battle of the Alamo, by sculptor William M. McVey. It was placed in downtown Texarkana, Texas in 1936 as part of the celebration of Texas's centennial. Photo 2014 by Carol M. Highsmith. The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.