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The Siege of the Alamo

Soldiering in the Texas Revolution (Soldiers on the Battlefront)

by Susan Provost Beller

  • 220 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Twenty-First Century Books (CT) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • History - United States/19th Century,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.),
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Personal narratives,
  • Siege, 1836,
  • Soldiers,
  • Texas,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11425742M
    ISBN 100822567822
    ISBN 109780822567820
    OCLC/WorldCa80019862

    Day Five – Saturday Febru The fifth day of the siege was again cold with temperatures ranging in the 30s. Having exhausted their own supplies, the Mexicans pillaged BŽjar of foodstuffs and perishables. When they in turn depleted these, they sent troops . First Edition. xxxv, 80 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by the author on the title page, SIGNED by music arranger, Joseph Castle, and SIGNED by Judge Trueman O'Quinn, one of two people book was dedicated to. The story of the siege of the Alamo in poetry. two small chips on bottom edge of the front cover.

    Jameson's correspondence with Sam Houston in the weeks before the Alamo siege began gave detailed descriptions of the Alamo's defenses. On the first day of the siege, Febru , Jameson was sent by James Bowie as a messenger to the Mexican forces. He died in . 48 pages: 26 cmPages:

      Dr. Tinkle's account of the Battle of the Alamo has, in some ways, been a life-forming book. It was in these pages (as a child in the early s) /5(5).   The Alamo 13 Days to Glory was one of the first books I read on the Battle of The Alamo there are three books on the Alamo I love 1. Alamo Source Book 13 Days To Glory The Siege of The Alamo 3. A Time To Stand The Alamo The Movie The Alamo Thirteen Days To Glory is based on the book by Lon Tinkle In Texans perish in 5/5(1).


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13 Days to Glory: The Siege of the Alamo: Siege of the Alamo, (Southwest Landmarks Book 2) - Kindle edition by Tinkle, Lon. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading 13 Days to Glory: The Siege of the Alamo: Siege of the Alamo, (Southwest Landmarks Book 2)/5(29).

The Illustrated Siege and Battle of the Alamo. K likes. This is a "x11" soft cover BOOK titled: THE ILLUSTRATED SIEGE AND BATTLE OF THE ALAMO by G.T. Johnson II. The book is 40 pages of full Followers: K.

The Battle The Siege of the Alamo book the Alamo (February 23 – March 6, ) was a pivotal event in the Texas ing a day siege, Mexican troops under President General Antonio López de Santa Anna reclaimed the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Béxar (modern-day San Antonio, Texas, United States), killing the Texian and immigrant occupiers.

Santa Anna's cruelty during the battle inspired Location: Alamo Mission, San Antonio, Mexican Texas. In addition to covering the 13 day siege, the author provides detailed histories of the major characters of the battle including Santa Anna, Jim Bowie, David Crockett and William Travis, commander of the Alamo.

The book also provides an account of the events following the fall of the Alamo, including the merciless and senseless murder of /5.

I purchased this book after reading another of Lon Tinkle's works and finding his writing extremely interesting and engaging. This is an extremely well-written account of the two week siege at the Alamo early in the Texas War for by: 3.

The Battle of the Alamo during Texas’ war for independence from Mexico lasted thirteen days, from Febru March 6, In December ofa group. The Gates of the Alamo is a work of fiction set against the turbulent Texas Revolution and the Alamo in particular.

While I am not normally a fan of ficticious works dealing with Texas history this book is the exception. Harrigan has done his research and taken us 5/5(5). THE SIEGE OF THE ALAMO. Full title: THE SIEGE OF THE ALAMO. BZDB24 Poetry Poetry; THE SIEGE OF THE ALAMO Porter Jenny Lind.

Reprint Hardcover Seller Rating: % positive. Thoroughly documented, 13 Days to Glory also includes a chronology of events from Jwhen William Barret Travis, under a secret pact with Anglo leaders at San Felipe de Austin, drove out the new Mexican garrison opposite Galveston, to Februwhen the thirteen-day siege of the Alamo : Texas A&M University Press.

My name is Enrique Esparza, and I am 8 years old. My father, Gregorio Esparza is in the Texian army, and has been ordered to San Antonio. It is Februa. Get this from a library. The siege of the Alamo. [Valerie Weber; Janet Riehecky] -- Describes the causes, events, and aftermath of the battle between the Texans and.

The Alamo invites you to Remember the Alamo with thirteen days of interactive living history programming and special events to commemorate the anniversary of the siege and battle.

Alamo Siege & Battle Commemoration Schedule of Events SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Living History. Interact with live Living History. Get this from a library. The siege of the Alamo: a poem. [Jenny Lind Porter] -- " [A] narrative poem, predominantly in blank verse, varied by intermittent lyrics, some use of the heroic couplet, and even a dramatic moonologue."--Page xiii.

Adina De Zavala and the Second Siege of the Alamo. by Scott Zesch. During the dreary winter hours of Februthe people of San Antonio, Texas, were chattering in shops and barrooms about a startling headline in a local daily, the Light: "Miss Adina De Zavala Enacts Siege of the Alamo Over Again and Defies Deputy Sheriff."The previous evening, the most vocal historic preservationist.

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Good Night Little Texan. The Battle of the Alamo (Graphic History). The devastating loss galvanized the surviving Texans. Under General Sam Houston, a maverick with a rocky past, the tiny army of settlers rallied.

Just one month after the massacre, the underdog Texans soundly defeated the "Napoleon of the West" (as Santa Anna styled himself) at the Battle of San Jacinto. They secured the independence of the /5(14). Hardback or Cased Book. Condition: New.

The Alamo Defenders: A Critical Study of the Siege of the Alamo and the Personnel of Its Defenders. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller 3. The Alamo and its defenders, according to historian Stephen L. Hardin, -transcended mere history; both entered the realm of myth.- Indeed, the siege and battle of the Alamo serves today as a definition of American character.

The date of March 6,is forever ensconced in the annals of : Eakin Press. 13 days to glory: the siege of the Alamo User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Tinkle did a "fine job of research and excellent job of reporting" in his recounting the siege of the Alamo.

"The narrative is swift, the description lucid" (LJ 4/15/58). Read full review. Remember the Alamo. It's under siege again, in a manner of speaking, with the legend that intertwines history and myth being attacked as racist and insulting to Hispanic-Americans.

The account has also worked its way into graphic depictions. In Dallas businessman James T. DeShields commissioned San Antonio artist Robert Onderdonk to paint an Alamo scene portraying "battle, murder and sudden death. " The result was "The Fall of the Alamo," finished in Yet another episode in history has been singled out for a close-up, day to day account, as it actually happened — and that one of the most poignant, dramatic events in American history, the siege of the Alamo, when determined men waited for reenforce-ments that never came.

In Lon Tinkle, book editor of the Dallas News and a descendant of one of the heroes, there is found the ideal.The siege, which began Feb. 24, ended with hand-to-hand fighting within the walls on Mar. 6. William B. Travis, James Bowie, Davy Crockett, and some other defenders died, but the heroic resistance roused fighting anger among Texans, who six weeks later defeated the Mexicans at San Jacinto, crying, "Remember the Alamo!" The chapel-fort.