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An altar for their sons : the Alamo and the Texas Revolution in contemporary newspaper accounts / Gary S. Zaboly.

By: Zaboly, Gary S.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Buffalo Gap, Tex. : [College Station, Tex.] : State House Press ; Distributed by Texas A&M University Press Consortium, c2011Description: 477 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781933337463 (hardback : alk. paper); 193333746X (hardback : alk. paper).Subject(s): Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836 -- Sources | Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) -- Siege, 1836 -- SourcesDDC classification: 976.4/03
Contents:
A chronology -- Spanish Texas -- The leaders emerge -- Road to revolt -- First battles -- Crockett goes to Texas -- "The enemy is advancing on this post" -- The Alamo encircled -- Assault -- Retreat and massacre -- San Jacinto and the first year of the Texas Republic -- Memories, legends, and legacy -- Contemporary Alamo poetry -- The Alamo during the 1836 Siege.
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"With photographs from the Phil Collins collection".

Includes bibliographical references and index.

A chronology -- Spanish Texas -- The leaders emerge -- Road to revolt -- First battles -- Crockett goes to Texas -- "The enemy is advancing on this post" -- The Alamo encircled -- Assault -- Retreat and massacre -- San Jacinto and the first year of the Texas Republic -- Memories, legends, and legacy -- Contemporary Alamo poetry -- The Alamo during the 1836 Siege.

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<p>GARY S. ZABOLY is a historical illustrator and writer. He is the author of A True Ranger; The American Colonial Ranger; co-author and illustrator of The Annotated and Illustrated Journals of Major Robert Rogers; illustration and written contributions to Blood of Noble Men ; and is the author of numerous articles on various aspects of American military history.</p>

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