. This Day In History – February 24, 1831 – Alamo Defenders Call For Help « JO LEE MAGAZINE

History.com – On February 24, 1836, in San Antonio, Texas, Colonel William Travis issues a call for help on behalf of the Texan troops defending the Alamo, an old Spanish mission and fortress under siege by the Mexican army.

A native of Alabama, Travis moved to the Mexican state of Texas in 1831. He…

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