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Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, With the Battle Cry

Description: Photograph of an engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte. It reads: "With the battle cry, "Remember the Alamo! Remember Goliad!" the Texans charged. The enemy, taken by surprise, rallied for a few minutes then fled in disorder. The Texans had asked no quarter and gave none, the slaughter was appalling, victory complete, and Texas free! On the following day General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, self-styled "Napoleon of the West," received from a generous foe the mercy he had denied Travis at the Alamo and Fannin at Goliad."
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

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."
Date: May 2, 2005
Partner: UNT Libraries

Historical Signatures

Description: Copy photograph of a document with copies of famous signatures; printed text at the bottom of the page says "Facsimiles of Signatures by Historical Personages." Included are signatures by Santa Anna, Ben Milam, Davy Crockett, Sam Houston and Jim Bowie.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, May 6, 1829]

Description: Santa Anna to Zavala: Expressing confidence that Zavala can save the country from bankruptcy. Once again brings up the matter of Gutierrez's appointment. On the need for reinforcing Veracruz and Yucatan against possible Spanish invasion. Veracruz, May 6, 1829.
Date: May 6, 1829
Creator: Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, April 18, 1829]

Description: Santa Anna to Zavala: Expressing joy at news of Guerrero's nomination of Zavala for the ministry of finance. On the need for a properly qualified person at the customs posts in Veracruz and again nominating Jose Julian Gutierrez. Veracruz, April 18, 1829.
Date: April 18, 1829
Creator: Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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