Texas: The Beginning / Houston Gathers His Army

Since the first shot of the Texas Revolution was fired in Gonzales, Texas, it is perhaps fitting that it was also in Gonzales, Texas that Sam Houston gathered his army. After the Convention of 1836 declared Texas independent at Washington-on-the-Brazos, they appointed Houston Major General of the Texas Republican Army. Houston arrived in Gonzales on March 11, 1836 to … Continue reading Texas: The Beginning / Houston Gathers His Army