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Sam Houston and the Alamo avengers : the Texas victory that changed American history / Brian Kilmeade.

Kilmeade, Brian, (author.).

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Detroit Lakes Public Library 921 HOU (Text) 33500013188727 New Checked out 10/14/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525540533
  • ISBN: 0525540539
  • Physical Description: 272 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of unnumbered plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [New York] : Sentinel, [2019]

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General Note:
Maps on endpapers.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: The lessons of battle -- General Jackson's Protégé -- Gone to Texas -- "Come and Take It" -- Concepción -- A Slow Siege at the Alamo -- The Defenders -- Twelve Days of Uncertainty -- The Massacre -- Bring Out the Dead -- Houston Hears the News -- Fort Defiance -- The Texian Exodus -- An Army Assembles -- The Battle at San Jacinto -- "Remember the Alamo!" -- Old Sam Jacinto -- President Sam Houston -- Epilogue: The Founding and the Founders of Texas.
Summary, etc.:
March 1836: The story of the Alamo is familiar to most: more than two hundred Texians trapped in an adobe mission, and massacred. Though the rallying cry of "Remember the Alamo" rang across the country, Houston knew it was poor strategy to aggressively retaliate immediately. One month after the massacre, he and his army of underdog Texians soundly defeated Santa Anna's troops in under eighteen minutes at the Battle of San Jacinto, and in doing so won the independence for which so many had died. Kilmeade brings one of the most pivotal moments in American history to life. -- adapted from jacket
Author Notes

Brian Kilmeade is the coauthor of George Washington's Secret Six, Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates, and Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans, all New York Times bestsellers. Kilmeade cohosts Fox News Channel's morning show &;Fox & Friends&; and hosts the daily national radio show, The Brian Kilmeade Show. He lives on Long Island. Sam Houston and The Alamo Avengers is his sixth book.

Subject: Houston, Sam, 1793-1863.
Santa Anna, Antonio López de, 1794-1876.
Texas > History > Revolution, 1835-1836.
San Jacinto, Battle of, Tex., 1836.
Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) > Siege, 1836.
Governors > Texas > Biography.
Legislators > United States > Biography.
Texas > History > To 1846.
HISTORY / United States / 19th Century.
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX).
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863.
Revolution (Texas : 1835-1836)
Siege of The Alamo (San Antonio, Texas : 1836)
Governors.
Legislators.
Texas.
Texas > San Antonio.
United States.
Biographies.
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863.
Texas > History.
Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.), Battle of the, 1836.
Governors > Texas > Biography.
Legislators > United States > Biography.
Refugio Mission.
Genre: Biography.
History.
Biographies.

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