Slaughter at Goliad: The Mexican Massacre of 400 Texas Volunteers Jay A. Stout

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Slaughter at Goliad: The Mexican Massacre of 400 Texas Volunteers  by  Jay A. Stout

Slaughter at Goliad: The Mexican Massacre of 400 Texas Volunteers by Jay A. Stout
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Texas lost many volunteers during its hard-won fight for independence from Mexico, but one harrowing episode stands out. Following a one-sided battle on the prairie near Coleto Creek, 250 mostly American prisoners were marched back to the presidio atMoreTexas lost many volunteers during its hard-won fight for independence from Mexico, but one harrowing episode stands out.

Following a one-sided battle on the prairie near Coleto Creek, 250 mostly American prisoners were marched back to the presidio at Goliad where they were joined by more than 200 others. Subsequently, on orders from President Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, they were brutally slaughtered on Palm Sunday, March 27, 1836.

The loss of so many fighting men in a single day was, at the time, one of the largest in U.S. history.



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