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Near La Porte in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Within A Few Minutes, Battle of San Jacinto Site

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
1. Within A Few Minutes, Battle of San Jacinto Site Marker
Inscription.  Within a few minutes the Battle of San Jacinto was over. According to General Houston's report 630 Mexicans lay dead on the field, 208 were wounded and 730 were taken prisoners. Money, arms and equipment were captured. The Texans had 9 killed and 30 wounded.
 
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 10769.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 29° 44.411′ N, 95° 5.389′ W. Marker is near La Porte, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on Independence Parkway, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2712 Independence Parkway, La Porte TX 77571, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Will You Come to the Bower, Battle of San Jacinto (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Battle of San Jacinto, 1836 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mexican Position (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cavalry Skirmish (approx. 0.6 miles away);
Within A Few Minutes, Battle of San Jacinto Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
2. Within A Few Minutes, Battle of San Jacinto Site Marker
Millard's Advance (approx. 0.8 miles away); Houston Wounded (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hockley's Advance (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mexican Breastworks (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
 
Also see . . .  San Jacinto, Battle of - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on November 5, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Categories. War, Texas Independence
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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