Saga of a Texas Ranger–Series by Jeff Robenalt

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The Battle of the Salado

The Battle of the Salado

The Battle of the Salado
The Battle of the Salado

Salado Creek Looking South
Salado Creek Looking South

 

Salado Creek Looking West
Salado Creek Looking West

The Battle of the Salado
The Battle of the Salado

Battle of Salado Creek Santa Anna
Battle of Salado Creek Santa Anna

Battle of Salado Creek General Adrian Wool
Battle of Salado Creek General Adrian Wool

In March of 1842, Mexican President Santa Anna retaliated for Texas President Mirabeau Lamar’s ill-fated “Wild Goose” expedition to Santa Fe by sending General Raphael Vasquez and a substantial force of soldiers across the Rio Grande with orders to occupy San Antonio. The border incursion caught the Texans by surprise, but fortunately the Mexican forces under Vasquez remained in San Antonio for only two days before withdrawing and marching back to the Rio Grande, their wagons piled high with plunder.   *** Now read the entire article posted on this web site at “A Glimpse of Texas Past”. ***

Battle of Salado Creek Map
Battle of Salado Creek Map
Battle of Salado Creek Texas Rangers
Battle of Salado Creek Texas Rangers
Battle of Salado Creek Jack Hays
Battle of Salado Creek Jack Hays
Battle of Salado Creek Ben Mcculloch
Battle of Salado Creek Ben Mcculloch
Battle of Salado Creek Mexican Soldiers
Battle of Salado Creek Mexican Soldiers
Battle of Salado Creek Monument to "The Dawson Massacre"
Battle of Salado Creek Monument to “The Dawson Massacre”

 

Battle of Salado Creek Monument Plaque
Battle of Salado Creek Monument Plaque

                      

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