This picture of the Alamo
was taken sometime in the late 19th century. All that we know is that
it is old because of the building on the side. On the back of the picture
is a company called W.F.Crothers & Co. (Kodak's, bicycles and supplies.)
214 E. Houston St. S.A. Tex. Click on the links and see the photo.
Texas Military Academy was founded in
San Antonio, Texas, in 1893.
(The Civil War)
Greatest war in American history. 3 million fought - 600,000 died. It
was the only war fought on American soil by Americans, and for that reason
we have always been fascinated with The Civil War.
"The Yellow Rose of Texas" is a song still
popular today that was first published in 1858 by Pond & Co. of New York
for the black-faced minstrel shows. It became a favorite rallying and
marching song of the Confederate soldiers; in particular, for General
John Hood's "Texas Brigade."