Ep. 10: The Road to the Alamo–February, 1836

Texas was in a state of confusion in February, 1836 and Santa Anna was on the march to quash the rebellion.  The government was split and the military command was in disarray.  But time was running out.  Learn how things stood in Texas 180 years ago this month as events started to concentrate around San Antonio de Bexar–and the Alamo.


The Alamo in 1849, 13 years after the battle




William B. Travis, drawn 3 months before the battle of the Alamo


Alamo commander James C. Neill


James Bowie


David Crockett, of Tennessee

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Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, circa 1853


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