The Texian Grand March for the Piano Forte
Item 43 of 48 in Exhibit
The Texian Grand March for the Piano Forte / 1836 / Edward Eberstadt Collection
This sheet music, "Respectfully dedicated to Genl. Houston and his brave Companions in Arms," carries an idealized rendition of Santa Anna's surrender to Houston based on the earliest news reports. Publishers in the nineteenth century often illustrated their sheet music with covers depicting political and military events and heroes of the day.