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  2. José de Urrea - Wikipediaé_de_Urrea

    José de Urrea. José Cosme de Urrea y Elías González (full name) or simply José de Urrea (March 19, 1797 – August 1, 1849) was a Mexican general. He fought under General Antonio López de Santa Anna during the Texas Revolution. Urrea's forces were never defeated in battle during the Texas Revolution.

  3. Urrea, José de (1797–1849) |

    José de Urrea ( b. 1797; d. August 1849), Mexican general. A fourth-generation frontier military officer, Urrea was born in the presidio of Tucson. He followed in his father's footsteps: commanding frontier garrisons; fighting insurgents; seconding Agustín de Iturbide's plan for independence, but supporting the republicans against the empire.

  4. TSHA | Urrea, José de - Handbook of Texas

    José de Urrea, military officer, was born in 1797 in the presidio of Tucson, Sonora (now Arizona). He was a military cadet in the presidial company of San Rafael Buenavista in 1809 and a lieutenant in 1816, participating in battles in Jalisco and Michoacán. In 1821 he supported the Plan of Iguala of Agustín de Iturbide. He participated in the anti-Iturbide Plan of Casa Mata and the siege of San Juan de Uluá.

  5. José de Urrea - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libreé_de_Urrea

    José Cosme Urrea o José de Urrea, gobernador y comandante general del Estado de Sonora, y del Estado de Durango, fue un importante militar mexicano. Peleó bajo las órdenes del general Antonio López de Santa Anna durante la Independencia de Texas. Su más notable campaña militar fue la de Goliad, en la que los 400 soldados de James Fannin se rindieron y capitularon bajo las condiciones de este, sin embargo, luego fueron muertos por órdenes de Santa Anna.

  6. Texas Revolution - Santa Anna responds: the Alamo and the ...

    During Santa Anna’s movement against San Antonio, a smaller Mexican force commanded by Gen. José de Urrea was advancing north from Matamoros. Col. James W. Fannin had planned, but then aborted, an action against Matamoros, and a large number of Texans remained under his command in Goliad. At the end of February and the beginning of March, other elements of the Texan forces met with defeat in encounters with the Mexicans at San Patricio (February 27) and Agua Dulce Creek (March 2).

  7. The Goliad Massacre—The Other Alamo - HISTORY

    General Jose de Urrea As Palm Sunday dawned on March 27, the prisoners were divided into quarters. While the sick and wounded remained in the chapel, the other three groups were escorted on ...

  8. José de Urrea - Texas Travel

    General José de Urrea was born at El Presidio de San Augustín de Tucson—modern-day Tucson, Arizona. The 39-year-old achieved distinction for his Goliad Campaign, during which he won every engagement he fought. At the battle of Coleto Creek, he surrounded and captured Colonel James W. Fannin’s entire force. Following San Jacinto, Urrea bitterly resented receiving retreat orders from his superior, General Vicente Filísola.

  9. General Jos Urrea's Diary February-March 1836

    General Urrea, confiding in his sincerity, ordered 200 men, 1 cannon, and 150 cavalry to set out early in the morning of the 8th of March for Las Ratas, 8 leagues away, on the San Refugio road. When our destination was reached, Cu llar left us and Gen. Urrea proceeded to arrange the small force to carry out his plan.

  10. Gen José De Urrea (1797-1849) - Find a Grave Memorialé-de_urrea

    Gen José De Urrea. Birth. 19 Mar 1797. Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA. Death. 1 Aug 1849 (aged 52) Colonia Mexico, Nezahualcóyotl Municipality, México, Mexico. Burial. Burial Details Unknown.

  11. Goliad Campaign - Wikipedia

    Mexican troops under the command of General José de Urrea defeated rebellious immigrants to the Mexican province of Texas, known as Texians, in a series of clashes in February and March. When Mexico transitioned to a centralized government in 1835, supporters of federalism took up arms. Colonists in Texas, primarily immigrants from the United States, revolted in October 1835 and by the end of the year had expelled all Mexican troops from their province.

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