Biography of Private Alfonso Steele (Deceased) Last Survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto, Together with Mr. Steele's Account of the Campaign and Fight, and the Official Report of General Sam Houston, With Complete Roster of the Commands Composing the Little Army.

Description:

This book is separated into three basic sections starting with an autobiographical sketch about Alfonso Steele, the last survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto. Next, an article by the editor of The Mexia Daily News that gives an overview of Steele's children and grandchildren. Finally, the report from General Houston includes "documents of Major General Sam Houston, Commander-in-Chief of the Texas army, sent to David G. Burnett, President of the Republic of Texas" which "give an authentic account of the battle of San Jacinto, a complete list of the heroes who fought in that engagement, and they clear up some points heretofore the object of controversy" (p. 13).

Creator(s): Steele, Alfonso
Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: [c. 1925]  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries
Collection(s):
Texas History Collection
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Creator (Author):
Date(s):
  • Creation: [c. 1925]
  • Digitized: 2009
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Era
The Texas Revolution, 1835-1836
From 1817 to 1925
Description:

This book is separated into three basic sections starting with an autobiographical sketch about Alfonso Steele, the last survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto. Next, an article by the editor of The Mexia Daily News that gives an overview of Steele's children and grandchildren. Finally, the report from General Houston includes "documents of Major General Sam Houston, Commander-in-Chief of the Texas army, sent to David G. Burnett, President of the Republic of Texas" which "give an authentic account of the battle of San Jacinto, a complete list of the heroes who fought in that engagement, and they clear up some points heretofore the object of controversy" (p. 13).

Physical Description:

27 p. : ill., ports. ; 20 cm.

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Keyword(s): Military and War - Wars - Texas Revolution | autobiographies | battles | rosters
Contributor(s):
  • Author of introduction, etc. : Adair, A. Garland "Under Four Flags on Texas Soil, By A. Garland Adair, Editor, The Mexia Daily News"
Added Title: Alfonso Steele: A Brief Sketch of His Life and Account of the Great Battle. Told by Himself.
Added Title: Under Four Flags on Texas Soil
Added Title: Report of Gen. Sam Houston on The Battle of San Jacinto
Partner:
UNT Libraries
Collection:
Texas History Collection
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: 976.4 St322b
  • OCLC: 1028823 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth46832
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text