Description: Stone fragment from the Alamo monument. One side is dark gray in color. Reverse is off-white.
Description: Historical Note: On February 23, 1836, at the Alamo in San Antonio, then called Bexar, Texas rebels led by William Barret Travis made their stand against Santa Anna's vastly superior Mexican army. On the second day of the siege, Travis called for reinforcements by writing a letter, signed Victory or Death, and dated February 24, 1836. Santa Anna's troops broke through on March 6. All of the defenders of the Alamo died.
Description: See ATF0372, ATF0391, and ATF0397 for additional fragments from the Alamo monument.
Citation information: ATF0385, Artifacts collection. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
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