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Texas Veterans: The Texas Revolution & The Alamo [QUIZ]

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Here’s a fairly comprehensive quiz on the famous veterans who took part in two main battles in Texas history. This is the period of the Texas Revolution and for the Battle of The Alamo.

1. Having played a vital role in the Texas Revolution, this political and military leader, this man later became mayor of San Antonio in the 1840’s. There is a city in Guadalupe County named after him.
1. Having played a vital role in the Texas Revolution, this political and military leader, this man later became mayor of San Antonio in the 1840’s. There is a city in Guadalupe County named after him. Who am I?
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2. A graduate of West Point, he was a military leader in the Texas Revolution. Himself with about 400 of men he gathered in a militia were executed in Goliad when they surrendered at the Battle of Coleto after being surrounded by the Mexican forces.
2. A graduate of West Point, he was a military leader in the Texas Revolution. Himself with about 400 of men he gathered in a militia were executed in Goliad when they surrendered at the Battle of Coleto after being surrounded by the Mexican forces. Who am I?
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3. A well recognized figure and leader. He was twice elected as the President of the Republic of Texas. He is also credited for securing Texas when he captured Santa Anna.
3. A well recognized figure and leader. He was twice elected as the President of the Republic of Texas. He is also credited for securing Texas when he captured Santa Anna. Who am I?
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4. Famously perishing at the Battle of the Alamo, this man was popularized by the entertainment industry. He is one of the well-known folk hero’s from that era. His most memorable quote, “You can all go to Hell and I’m going to Texas”.
4. Famously perishing at the Battle of the Alamo, this man was popularized by the entertainment industry. He is one of the well-known folk hero’s from that era. His most memorable quote, “You can all go to Hell and I’m going to Texas”. Who am I?
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5. His efforts were nearly fatal in the Battle of San Jacinto. He became a Texas Ranger and was vital in the delivery of food and livestock after learning the area by protecting it from potential harm. He died while taking cattle to Louisiana from yellow fever. A development section of Burnet is still named after him.
5. His efforts were nearly fatal in the Battle of San Jacinto. He became a Texas Ranger and was vital in the delivery of food and livestock after learning the area by protecting it from potential harm. He died while taking cattle to Louisiana from yellow fever. A development section of Burnet is still named after him. Who am I?
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6. He was only 26 years old when he was in command of the Alamo garrison. Holding off Mexican forces for over two weeks before being among the hundreds of causalities. His appeal for aid to the Alamo was signed, “Victory or death”.
6. He was only 26 years old when he was in command of the Alamo garrison. Holding off Mexican forces for over two weeks before being among the hundreds of causalities. His appeal for aid to the Alamo was signed, “Victory or death”. Who am I?
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7. After serving in the siege of Bexar and the Battle of San Jacinto, this solider from the First Regiment, Texas Volunteers was part of the company that captured Santa Anna . He went on to become a Texas Ranger after being commissioned by Sam Houston.
7. After serving in the siege of Bexar and the Battle of San Jacinto, this solider from the First Regiment, Texas Volunteers was part of the company that captured Santa Anna . He went on to become a Texas Ranger after being commissioned by Sam Houston. Who am I?
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8. He was one instrumental in the Siege of Bexar, which lasted four days. On the second day he was shot in the head and was killed.
8. He was one instrumental in the Siege of Bexar, which lasted four days. On the second day he was shot in the head and was killed. Who am I?
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9. An elected colonel of the First Regiment infantry, at the battle of San Jacinto he accepted a surrender by taking the sword of General Juan N. Almonte.
9. An elected colonel of the First Regiment infantry, at the battle of San Jacinto he accepted a surrender by taking the sword of General Juan N. Almonte. Who am I?
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10. Captain of 2nd Regiment Volunteers Cavalry Spy Company. He later went on to become a key negotiator with the various Indian tribes and being instrumental of several treaty signings. After a confrontation with Comanche’s, an arrow had been shot through him. He survived the attack but is believed that he was plagued by sickness afterwards and succumbed to yellow fever.
10. Captain of 2nd Regiment Volunteers Cavalry Spy Company. He later went on to become a key negotiator with the various Indian tribes and being instrumental of several treaty signings. After a confrontation with Comanche’s, an arrow had been shot through him. He survived the attack but is believed that he was plagued by sickness afterwards and succumbed to yellow fever. Who am I?
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