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Sacrificed at the Alamo : tragedy and triumph in the Texas Revolution / Richard Bruce Winders.

By: Winders, Richard Bruce, 1953-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Military history of Texas series: no. 3.Publisher: Abilene, Tex. : State House Press, McMurry University, c2004Description: 167 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1880510804 (cloth : alk. paper); 9781880510803 (cloth : alk. paper); 1880510812 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781880510810 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) -- Siege, 1836 | Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836Additional physical formats: Online version:: Sacrificed at the Alamo.; Online version:: Sacrificed at the Alamo.DDC classification: 976.4/03
Contents:
Background of the Revolution -- The art of war in 19th century North America -- Texas in revolt -- Texas in turmoil -- Defending Béxar -- The battle.
Summary: Author Richard B. Winders, the historian and curator at the Alamo, examines events that led to this epic struggle and concludes that in-fighting among the revolutionary leadership doomed the Alamo garrison.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-159) and index.

Background of the Revolution -- The art of war in 19th century North America -- Texas in revolt -- Texas in turmoil -- Defending Béxar -- The battle.

Author Richard B. Winders, the historian and curator at the Alamo, examines events that led to this epic struggle and concludes that in-fighting among the revolutionary leadership doomed the Alamo garrison.

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Richard Bruce Winders is historian and curator of the Alamo.

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