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Sacrificed at the Alamo

tragedy and triumph in the Texas Revolution

by Richard Bruce Winders

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Published by State House Press, McMurry University in Abilene, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.),
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) -- Siege, 1836.,
    • Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-159) and index.

      StatementRichard Bruce Winders.
      SeriesMilitary history of Texas series ;, no. 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF390 .W775 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination167 p. :
      Number of Pages167
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3681232M
      ISBN 101880510804, 1880510812
      LC Control Number2003026227


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