Texas State Archives Map Collection

Siege of the Alamo
Date: 1836
Publisher: -- None Listed --
Cartographer: Houston, Andrew Jackson, 1938 []
Scale: none given
Size: 28 cm x 40 cm
Type of Map: plan
Format: black & white, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 00099-4
Photo Media: -- None Listed --

Siege of the Alamo Image:

Shows the San Antonio River, various locations of attack, streets, trees, and places were bodies were burned. Distances to various cities are given. Note: "Terrain comprised in the zone of fire of the Mexican batteries toward the fortress of the Alamo, with their locations, and the radius of fire of the batteries within the works, during the bombardment, until the final assault, March 6, 1836." Superimposed are some twentieth century features of the city. This map accompanies the book Texas Independence, by Andrew Jackson Houston, 1938. 4/30/82

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