Sons of DeWitt Colony Texas

 

Original Texian Commander: Stephen F. Austin

Texian Commander Gen. Edward Burleson

Texian Patriot Juan Seguin

Centralist Commander Gen. Martin Cos

This month 1835

Muster at Gonzales
The Siege of Bexar

The Siege and Battle which shaped the course of the Texas struggle for independence as told through archival reports and letters of the participants

"Remember Bexar" should be an equally strong symbolic cry for self-determination as "Remember the Alamo" and "Remember La Bahia"--Don Guillermo

Unity among Hispanic-Mexican Texians, Anglo-Mexican Texians and US Volunteers

......"the most glorious feat of arms of the Texas Revolution."---Francis Lubbock

....."the departure of the forces under Cos was the turning point in the struggle for Texas independence. Hereafter, all Mexican troops in Texas would be invaders, not defenders, and Texas was destined to remain Texan evermore."---Richard Santos

"All has been lost save honor!"---Centralist officer Sanchez Navarro


 

Coahuila y Tejas

La Colonia de DeWitt
de Coahuila y Tejas
Republica Federal de Mejico

The Lone Star

 

Empresario Greene DeWitt"Art. 1. All Foreigners, who...in virtue of the general law of 1824...which guarantees the security of their persons and property in the territory of the Mexican Nation, wish to remove to any of the settlements of the state of Coahuila y Tejas are at liberty to do so; and the said State invites and calls them."--Mexican Law 1824

Parts of Caldwell, Comal, DeWitt, Fayette, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Jackson, Lavaca, Victoria and Wilson Counties
1700-1846

Map Mexico 1824"beginning at the right bank of Arroyo de la Vaca at a distance of the reserved ten leagues from the coast, adjoining the colony of Stephen Austin on the east, the line shall go up the river to the Bejar-Nacogdoches road; it shall follow this road until it reaches a point two leagues to the west of Guadalupe River; thence it shall run parallel with the river down to the Paraje de las Mosquitos; and following the inner edge of the ten league coast reservation, it shall close the boundaries of the grant at the point of the beginning."

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