TITLE

APRIL 18, 1847

AUTHOR(S)
Stone, Ron
PUB. DATE
January 1984
SOURCE
Book of Texas Days;1984, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the occurrence of the battle of Sierra Gorda in the Mexican War on April 18, 1847. The battle is significant for two reasons. One, it produced one of the great battle reports in history. It also changed Mexican General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna's life, for the U.S. forces captured his carriage, which contained cash, important papers, a hot meal, and the his wooden leg.
ACCESSION #
21474643

 

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