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La Villita Earthworks (41bx677): San Antonio, Texas A Preliminary Report Of Investigations Of Mexican Siege Works At The Battle Of The Alamo, Joseph H. Labadie Jan 1986

La Villita Earthworks (41bx677): San Antonio, Texas A Preliminary Report Of Investigations Of Mexican Siege Works At The Battle Of The Alamo, Joseph H. Labadie

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

La Villita Earthworks is located in the heart of downtown San Antonio, Texas. The site appears to have been formed initially in late February 1836, by Mexican soldiers with General Santa Anna’s invading forces during the second battle of the Alamo. The outcome of this battle has been the topic for literally thousands of books over the past 149 years. Now, for the first time, archaeological evidence has been discovered which provides the first real glimpse at the Mexican side of the battle of the Alamo. The ramifications of the discovery are yet to be fully realized. Military historians ...