Tuesday, March 5, 2013

March 5: Today in Texas History #txhx

It was today in 1842 when Mexican forces of over 500 men under Mexican General Ráfael Vásquez invaded Texas and occupied San Antonio. The Mexican flag was raised, but they soon abandoned it a few days later and withdrew to Mexico. Texans saw many invasions by Mexico in the year 1842 as Texas fought for her freedom.

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