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

By: Kilmeade, Brian [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: [New York] : Sentinel, [2019]Description: 272 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of unnumbered plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cmISBN: 9780525540533; 0525540539Other title: Texas victory that changed American historySubject(s): Houston, Sam, 1793-1863 | To 1846 | Governors -- Texas -- Biography | Legislators -- United States -- Biography | Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836 | Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) -- Siege, 1836 | Texas -- History -- To 1846Genre/Form: Biography.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Sam Houston and the Alamo avengersDDC classification: 976.4/04092 | B
Contents:
General Jackson's Protege -- Gone to Texas -- "Come and Take It" -- Concepcion -- 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 -- The Founding and the Founders of Texas.
Summary: "In his now trademark fashion, Brian Kilmeade explores hidden aspects of Sam Houston, the first president of Texas, and brings the reader to the scenes of one of the most pivotal moments in American history. Thanks to Kilmeade's storytelling, a new generation of readers will remember the Alamo"--
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Maps on endpapers.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

General Jackson's Protege -- Gone to Texas -- "Come and Take It" -- Concepcion -- 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 -- The Founding and the Founders of Texas.

"In his now trademark fashion, Brian Kilmeade explores hidden aspects of Sam Houston, the first president of Texas, and brings the reader to the scenes of one of the most pivotal moments in American history. Thanks to Kilmeade's storytelling, a new generation of readers will remember the Alamo"--

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