Sacrificed at the Alamo: Tragedy and Triumph in the Texas Revolution

  title={Sacrificed at the Alamo: Tragedy and Triumph in the Texas Revolution},
  author={Henry B. Crawford and Richard Bruce Winders},
The Battle of the Alamo is one of the most compelling stories from American history. Students of the battle often wonder why William B. Travis and his small garrison were left alone to meet their fate at the hands of General Santa Anna. Author Richard B. Winders, the historian and curator at the Alamo, examines events that led to this epic struggle and concludes that in-fighting among the revolutionary leadership doomed the Alamo garrison. The Texan victories of 1835 created discord among rebel… 
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