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South Texas Battles
Transcript of South Texas Battles
By: Chanakya Remani
Josh Wilkerson South Texas Battles Battle of San Patricio The South Texas Battles were a series of battles against Mexican General Jose de Urrea. They happened in the later part of the Texas Revolution. Battle of Refugio The Battle of San Patricio happened in the beginning of March of 1836. It was a conflict between a scouting mission led by Dr. Grant. Meanwhile, General Urrea attacked San Patricio. Jose de Urrea So what was this all about??? The Battle of Refugio happened between March 12-15 of 1836 and was a conflict between the Texans, led by Amon B King and Colonel Ward, and Jose de Urrea's men, who would come out winning due to inner strugles between the Texans. http://animoto.com/play/9QJRwtyoIMtKowckKchXRw Battle of Agua Dulce Creek The Battle of Agua Dulce Creek occurred during March 2nd, 1836, and was the battle in which Urrea's troops ambushed Dr. James Grant and his men while they were scouting against the Mexican troops. Battle of Victoria The remaining of the Texan forces retreated towards te city of Victoria and they were captured by General Urrea's army. The loss of live at this battle severly blew the Texan efforts to hold the Mexican army. This occured in March 1836 several days after the battle of Refugio. Battle of Coleto Creek The Battle of Coleto Creek occured March 19th - 20th, 1836. James W. Fannin was withdrawing him and his troops from Goliad when they were ambushed by General Urrea's troops. After hours of fierce fighting, the Mexicans received reinforcements and Fannin asked to surrender. Bibliography Anderson, A. N., R. A. Wooster, A. De Leon, W. Hardt, and R. Winegarten. Texas and texans, student edition. Columbus: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, 2002. Print.
•"REFUGIO, BATTLE OF | The Handbook of Texas Online| Texas State Historical Association (TSHA)." Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) | A Digital Gateway to Texas History. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Nov. 2012. <http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/qer01>.
•"The Battle of San Patricio." The Civil War. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Nov. 2012. <http://www.sonofthesouth.net/texas/battle-san-patricio.htm>.