San jacinto sentence example
- Houston now assumed active command and retreated before Santa Anna until he reached the San Jacinto river, where he dealt the enemy a crushing blow and brought the war to an end; nearly all of Santa Anna's army were killed, wounded or taken prisoners, and even Santa Anna himself was captured the next day, while the Texans lost only two killed and twenty-three wounded.
- Santa-Anna invaded Texas and gained some successes, but was surprised and taken prisoner at San Jacinto on the 21st of April 1836.
- On her passage home the Trent was stopped by the Federal steamer 0 San Jacinto; she was boarded, and Messrs Mason and Shidell were arrested~ There was no domfbt that the captain of the ~ San Jacinto had acted irregularly.
- In April 1836 Texas won its independence at the Battle of San Jacinto.