Texas - Chapter VI, Three Men, Three Battles Summary & Analysis

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Chapter VI, Three Men, Three Battles Summary

General Santa Anna begins his march from Saltillo on January 26, 1836. Men like Benito Garza have mixed feeling about an independent Texas. He decides to side with Santa Anna to preserve the old order. Others supported the Texans. Those who support revolution are more or less newcomers.

Benito and some others go to Bexar, the site of the Alamo. He feels that the Alamo will only last three or four days if it is under siege and rides on to Saltillo where he meets with Santa Anna. He then marches with Santa Anna's army to the Alamo. The people in the Alamo are given the choice of surrendering. They refuse which begins the siege. There are to be no prisoners.

Mordecai and Amalia Marr decide to join their relative, Jim Bowie at the Alamo. In addition to Bowie...

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