Details for Route of the Texas Army (Atlas Number 5285004375)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5285004375


Marker Number 4375
Atlas Number 5285004375
Marker Title Route of the Texas Army
Index Entry Texas Army
City Hallettsville
County Lavaca
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 701723
UTM Northing 3274266
Subject Codes Texas Revolution, Republic of Texas; military topics
Marker Year 1969
Marker Location from Hallettsville, take Highway 77 north about 9 miles west, roadside park
Marker Size 14" x 24"
Marker Text In Texas Revolution, Gen. Sam Houston and his Texas Army crossed Rocky Creek near this spot, March 15, 1836, retreating eastward from town of Gonzales. Their victory 5 weeks later over Santa Anna's Mexican Army, in Battle of San Jacinto, brought freedom to Texas, April 21.