The Siege of the Alamo By Adeline

On feb 24, Mexican forces started firing at the Alamo

The blood red " no quarter " flag meant that Santa Anna would love no survivors

The Texas soldiers had little more than 200 soldiers to defend the Alamo, while Santa Anna had at least 1,800 troops attacking

The Alamo was originally built as a mission

Noncombatants are people not involved in fighting

One of the survivors in the Alamo was Susanna Dickinson, the wife of the Texas artillary officer in the Alamo

James " Jim " Bowie was sent by Sam Houston to San Antonio to evaluate whether to destroy the mission that would become an important part of Texas history, the Alamo

Casualties are those killed, wounded, captured, or missing during battles

William B. Travis and James " Jim " Bowie shared command over the Alamo while Colonel Neil was away

Twenty nine year old lawyer, Green Jameson, was in charge of strengthening the plaza walls for the Alamo, and he also worked with the artillery officer for the Alamo

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