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About the Collection

The San Antonio Express was first published in 1865, taking its name from the Alamo Express, a Union newspaper whose press had been destroyed by secession sympathizers in 1861. H. Pollman and Augus Siemering began the paper as a weekly, changing it to a daily in 1866. The paper is still in print today as the San Antonio Express-News.

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Cite This Collection

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San Antonio Express in The Portal to Texas History. University of North Texas Libraries. accessed September 21, 2023.

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