Forgotten Texas history: Battle of Medina

August 19, 2006

1813?

Reporter Art Chapman in today’s Fort Worth Star-Telegram makes a plea to remember the deadliest battle for Texas independence, fought years before the Texas Revolution.

On Aug. 19, a group of battle re-enactors will commemorate the Battle of Medina, fought in 1813 between Spanish forces and members of the Gutiérrez-Magee Expedition. (Austin American-Statesman photo and caption)

 

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