The Creek War - In a battle against the Creek Indians, young Sam Houston was severely wounded while leading a charge in this battle.
Tennessee - Sam Houston grew up in this location.
Indian Dress - For several years, Sam Houston employed this type of attire while doing his job as a diplomat.
San Jacinto - Sam Houston, as commander of the Texas army, defeated Mexican General Santa Anna at this River.
The Archives War - This confrontation came about when Houston officials tried to smuggle government papers out of Austin.
The Consultation - This was organized by Sam Houston on October 16 and 17, 1835.
Paper Money - Houston's first years as president of Texas were plagued with financial problems. As a result the Texas government issued this item.
Alamo - This location served as a fort in San Antonio.
Annexation - As Texas president and later as U...
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