Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, On This Field

Description:

Photograph of an engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte. It reads: "On this field on April 21, 1836 the army of Texas commanded by General Sam Houston, and accompanied by the Secretary of War, Thomas J. Rusk, attacked the larger invading army of Mexicans under General Santa Anna. The battle line from left to right was formed by Sidney Sherman's regiment, Edward Burleson's regiment, the artillery commanded by George W. Hockley, Henry Millard's infantry and the cavalry under Mirabeau B. Lamar. Sam Houston led the infantry charge."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Harris County - La Porte
Creation Date: May 2, 2005
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries
Collection(s):
Photographing Texas
Usage:
Total Uses: 53
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: May 2, 2005
  • Digitized: July 14, 2005
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Harris County - La Porte
Coordinates
29.7500929091, -95.08995185
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
May 2, 2005
Description:

Photograph of an engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte. It reads: "On this field on April 21, 1836 the army of Texas commanded by General Sam Houston, and accompanied by the Secretary of War, Thomas J. Rusk, attacked the larger invading army of Mexicans under General Santa Anna. The battle line from left to right was formed by Sidney Sherman's regiment, Edward Burleson's regiment, the artillery commanded by George W. Hockley, Henry Millard's infantry and the cavalry under Mirabeau B. Lamar. Sam Houston led the infantry charge."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Battle of San Jacinto
Partner:
UNT Libraries
Collection:
Photographing Texas
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: dscn0011
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth3668
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Points
29.7500929091, -95.08995185

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