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San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Battle of the Salado

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, December 30, 2018
1. Battle of the Salado Marker
Inscription.  Decisive in Texas history, was fought here, September 18, 1842. Col. Mathew Caldwell and Capt. John C. Hays, commanding a force of Texas volunteers, opposed the Mexican Army under General Adrian Woll that had captured San Antonio, and with the loss of only one man, checked the last Mexican invasion of Texas and thereby prevented the capture of Austin, capital of the Republic of Texas.
 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 335.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 29° 29.282′ N, 98° 25.073′ W. Marker is in San Antonio, Texas, in Bexar County. Marker is on Holbrook Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1006 Holbrook Road, San Antonio TX 78218, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Dawson Massacre (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dawson Massacre Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Route of El Camino Real (approx.
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By Brian Anderson, December 30, 2018
2. The Battle of the Salado Marker
2.9 miles away); The Pershing Chinese (approx. 3.2 miles away); Ludwig Mahncke (approx. 3.7 miles away); Tether Wall (approx. 3.9 miles away); Alamo Portland and Roman Cement Company (approx. 4 miles away); M-1905 Field Gun (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Antonio.
 
Also see . . .  Salado Creek, Battle of - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on January 2, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Categories. War, Texas Independence
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 76 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 2, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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