Fall of the Alamo, 175 Years Ago Today
March 6, 1836 was the culmination of events that resulted in the battle cry “Remember the Alamo”.
This battle cry provided the passion and adrenalin for the troops to win Texas Independence.
Many movies have been made the best of which starred John Wayne as Davey Crockett.
An account of the fall of the Alamo was written by Captain R.M. Potter who lived near the Alamo. The account along with input from Juan Seguin was published in the San Antonio Herald in 1860.
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