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The Battle of the Alamo – March 1836

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On 6 March 1836, the Battle of the Alamo ended, following a 12-day battle between the Texan rebels and President General Santa Anna’s Mexican army. The battle resulted in the death of all the Texian defenders. ┬áTo mark the day, we’ve posted below two newspaper stories from May 1836 that report on the end of the famous battle. The first tells us about the battle. A second article promoted the cause of Texas.   Discover more about the Battle of

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