Title: Texas Forever!
Location/Date: [New Orleans]: 1836
Collection: Broadside Collection
This is the only known copy of an inflammatory circular that demonized the Mexican army and offered substantial inducements of land to all who would come to the aid the Texan cause. The broadside contains a brief account of the Alamo siege, the outcome of which was still unknown at the time this circular was issued.
Title: More Particulars Respecting the Fall of the Alamo
Source: Telegraph and Texas Register
Date: March 24, 1836
Collection: Texas Newspaper Collection
More Particulars Respecting the Fall of the Alamo
This early Texas newspaper attempted to piece together the details of the Alamo drama from various sources. Its glowing praise of the fallen defenders gave voice to the first legends to arise from the battle.