Sam Houston: Chief Of The Texas Army

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In the Beginning of Sam Houston’s life he was born on March 2, 1793 in Tennessee.

Then from 1813-1814 he fought in the Creek War then soon after that in 1827 he became the

Governor of Tennessee. Then Sam Houston won the battle of San Jacinto and captured Santa

Anna then gained independence from Mexico. Then became governor of Texas in 1832. Sam

Houston was chosen to be the commander in chief of the Texas army. Then shortly after that

Sam Houston died in 1836.

The battle San Jacinto was only 18 minutes because Sam Houston’s army was much

larger than the Mexican army. But Sam Houston snuck up behind them and started to kill the

Mexican army. When Sam Houston captured Santa Anna, Sam Houston’s army wanted to hang

him but Sam
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