The Capture of Santa Anna

The Capture of Santa Anna (HM15C2)

Location: Pasadena, TX 77506 Harris County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 43.47', W 95° 12.771'

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This point is the approximate site of the capture of Santa Anna, the president of Mexico, and commander of the Mexican army-by James A. Sylvester, Joel W. Robison, Edward Miles, S.R. Bostigh, Joseph Vermillion and ???? Thompson, all soldiers of the Texas army under General Sam Houston. Santa Anna hand made his escape disguised in the uniform of a private soldier, on horseback, on the night of the Battle of San Jacinto, April 21st. He was captured on the 22nd and taken back to the camp on the battle ground where General Houston lay wounded. The salutations "El Presidente" of the wounded Mexican prisoners revealed his identity.

Approved by
The San Jacinto Chapter.
The Daughters of the Republic.
The San Jacinto State Park Commissioners.
Governor O.B. Colquitt.
Erected Mar. 2, 1916
HM NumberHM15C2
Year Placed1916
Placed ByThe San Jacinto Chapter, The Daughters of the Republic
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 7:56pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 285961 N 3290308
Decimal Degrees29.72450000, -95.21285000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 43.47', W 95° 12.771'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 43' 28.20" N, 95° 12' 46.26" W
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Area Code(s)713, 281
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3194-3198 Federal Rd, Pasadena TX 77506, US
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