A pictorial history of Texas, from the earliest visits of European adventurers, to A.D. 1879. Embracing the periods of missions, colonization, the revolution the republic, and the state; also, a topographical description of the country ... together with its Indian tribes and their wars, and biographical sketches of hundreds of its leading historical characters. Also, a list of the countries, with historical and topical notes, and descriptions of the public institutions of the state. Page: 10 of 859
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TABLE OF CONTENTS.
Coahuila.-The Legislature dispersed by Cos.-Milam and Viesca
Taken Prisoners -Republicans defeated at Zacatecas.-Santa Anna
Dictator.-Parties in Texas.-Captain Thompson and the Schooner
Corea.-Proscribed Patriots. - 197
Committees of Safety.-Austin's Return.--Candella at Goliad.-Conflict
at Gonzales.-Goliad Captured by the Texans.-Austin in
Command on the Guadalupe.-The Consultation.-Provisional Government
-Austin Marches towards San Antonio.-Battle of Concepcion.-The
Grass Fight.-The Executive Council. - - - 205
A Navy Improvised.-San Antonio Invested.-Captured by the
Texans.-Liberal Terms to the Vanquished.-Breach between Governor
Smith and his Council.-Austin's Timely Advice.-Convention
of 1836.-Declares the Independence of Texas.-Government Ad
Interim.-Proposed Descent upon Matamoras. - - - 219
Santa Anna's Texas Programme.-Fall of the Alamo.-Fate of its
Brave Garrison.-Urrea in the South-west.-Death of Grant, Morris,
etc.-Ward and King at Refugio.-Goliad Evacuated-Battle of
Colita.--The Fcannin M assacre.-Reflections on the Conduct of the
Campaign. - - -. 238
The Mexican March towards San Jacinto.-Htouston's Retreat.-Camps
in Mill Creek Bottom.-The Mexicans meet with Resistance at San
Felipe, and Turn Down the River to Richmond.-Both Armies Cross
the Brazos. - --255
The hostile Armies Approach Each Other.-Skirmish on the 20th.Battle
of Sa Jacinto, April 21.-Houston's Official Report.Reflections.
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President Burnet at Galveston,-Retreat of Filisola.-Treaty with
Santa Anna.-Feeling in East Texas.-Difficulties of the President
and His Cabinet.-Attempt to Arrest the President.-Another Mexican
Invasion Threatened.-Naval Operations.-Morfit's Report on
Texas.-Election.-Meeting of Congress.-Constitutional Government.
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Thrall, Homer S. A pictorial history of Texas, from the earliest visits of European adventurers, to A.D. 1879. Embracing the periods of missions, colonization, the revolution the republic, and the state; also, a topographical description of the country ... together with its Indian tribes and their wars, and biographical sketches of hundreds of its leading historical characters. Also, a list of the countries, with historical and topical notes, and descriptions of the public institutions of the state., book, 1879; St. Louis, Mo.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5828/m1/10/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .