Garcia-Texas Revolution Timeline

  • Battle of Gonzales

    Moores men crossed the river and fired the tiny but loud cannon at the Mexican soldiers. Castaneda ordered his troops to retreat to San Antonio.
  • The Consultation of 1835 begins

    settlers who belonged to the war party urged the delegates to declare independence from Mexico.
  • Battle of San Antonio

    Texas atacks San Antonio.
  • Start of the Siege of Alamo

  • Constitution Convention Begins

  • Texas Declaration of Independence signed

    In 2 weeks they had written a constitution.They gathered at Washington-on-the-Brazos. When they met it was near freezing which may have speeding up the proceding.
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Santa Anna attacked the Alamo for political, not military reasons, for 13 days Mexican cannonballs bombarded the Alamo while Mexican troops prepared for battle. March 2 1,800 troops surrounded the Alamo.
  • Runaway Scrape

    March 11 - April 21, 1836
  • Battle of coleto

    March 19 - 20, 1836 Fannin received orders from general Sam Houston to retreat to Victoria.
  • Goliad Massacre

    Santa Anna ordered all of his captives to be shot. In March 27 men were divided into 3 columns and to march out of the compound. Some men hope they were going home.
  • Battle of San Jacinto

    The battle lasted 18 minutes in the battle 630 mexicans were killed and 730 captured but Santa Anna escaped during the battle.