Site of Battle of El Perdido

Site of Battle of El Perdido (HM2FHM)

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N 28° 42.597', W 97° 13.949'

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During 1810 - 1819 efforts to expel Spain from Texas, a bloody clash occurred here on June 19, 1817, between the forces of Col. Antonio Martinez, last Spanish governor of Texas, and a Mexican Republican Army of invasion that was on its way to attack and capture La Bahia.

Republicans had 42 men under Col. Henry Perry and Maj. James H. Gordon, former U.S. officers, veterans of the 1815 Battle of New Orleans. Outnumbered 3-to-1, Perry and Gordon refused offer of safe surrender, saying they would die first. Along with 24 of their men, both were killed.
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HM NumberHM2FHM
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Year Placed1967
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
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Date Added Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 672649 N 3177130
Decimal Degrees28.70995000, -97.23248333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 42.597', W 97° 13.949'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 42' 35.82" N, 97° 13' 56.94" W
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