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Chapter 10.2 BATTLE OF SAN JACINTO
SANTA ANNA CLOSES IN After the Battle of the Alamo, Santa Anna pursued Sam Houston to East Texas. Santa Anna considered himself the “Napoleon of the West”
RUNAWAY SCRAPE Texan families fled East towards Louisiana to escape from Santa Anna. This became known as the Runaway Scrape.
BATTLE OF SAN JACINTO On April 20, 1836, a brief fight developed between the Mexican army & Texan cavalry. Cavalry : Soldiers on horseback
TEXANS OUTNUMBERED Sam Houston’s troops in San Jacinto numbered 800 while Santa Anna had 1,300 soldiers.
DEAF SMITH Sam Houston ordered Deaf Smith to burn Vince’s Bridge to prevent the Mexican army from retreating.
JUAN SEGUIN Juan Seguin served with William B. Travis at the Alamo, but survived because he was sent out as a messenger to Sam Houston. He & his Tejano soldiers fought bravely in the Battle of San Jacinto.
Remember the Alamo As the Mexican army rested, the Texans launched a surprise attack on April 21, 1836, as they shouted, “Remember the Alamo! Remember Goliad!”
Texans Win The battle lasted only 18 minutes. The Texans won & suffered only 9 deaths & 30 wounded. 630 Mexicans were killed & 730 were captured.
SANTA ANNA ESCAPES Santa Anna escaped during the battle, disguised himself & hid in a barn. He was captured the next day & brought to Sam Houston, who was shot in the leg during the battle.