The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 70, July 1966 - April, 1967 Page: 413
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The Second Battle for the Alamo 413
torical errors has tarnished its patriotic traditions. As late as
1961, the DRT copyrighted and published a pamphlet called
"Clara Driscoll Rescued the Alamo," which in part said:
The trouble was that most of the people of Texas regarded the
church, which was only a small portion of the original mission of
San Antonio de Valero, as "The Alamo" ....
As a matter of fact, at the time of the Fall of the Alamo, the
church was a ruin. ... The greatest battle . . . was fought in the
convent ... and in the courtyard.... Historically, the church of
the Alamo was of very little consequence. The convent was the real
"Alamo," and Clara Driscoll was one of the few people who realized
Thus the Alamo was saved
1*8Butterfield, Clara Driscoll Rescued the Alamo, unp.
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