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  • The Battle of San Jacinto Chapter 10 Section 2
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  • The Texas Army Sam Houston was the leader of the Texas Army 800 soldiers He led his east in a retreat starting on March 11, 1836 He used this time to train his soldiers On April 20 his army camped at the San Jacinto River
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  • The Mexican Army Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna was the leader of the Mexican Army 1300 soldiers After the Alamo Santa Anna divided the Mexican Army and chased the Texas Army east Santa Anna finally caught up with Houston at the San Jacinto River near Harrisburg
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  • The Day Before the Battle There was a cavalry skirmish on April 20, between Texas and Mexican soldiers Disaster was avoided when Mirabeau B. Lamar heroically saved the Texas commander Lamar was promoted to commander of the Texas Cavalry
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  • The Morning of April 21 Sam Houston sent Erastus Deaf Smith, a scout for the Texas Army, to destroy Vinces Bridge This trapped the two armies at San Jacinto
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  • The Battle of San Jacinto At 3:00 on the afternoon of April 21, while Santa Annas troops are resting, Houston orders the attack The Texas battle cry was Remember the Alamo! Remember Goliad!
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  • The Battle of San Jacinto
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  • The Outcome of the Battle The battle lasted about 18 minutes 2 Texans were killed and 30 were wounded (7 later died of their wounds) 630 Mexicans were killed and 730 were captured including Santa Anna