San Antonio Celebrates the ‘Ride for Texas Independence’

Exactly 180 years ago – William B. Travis wrote a letter begging for reinforcement at the Battle of the Alamo. Travis sent Albert Martin, captain of the Gonzales Mounted Rangers, past the Alamo’s stone walls to deliver the message to neighboring towns. Travis’ now famed “Victory or Death” letter failed to change the battle’s outcome, but it helped to drive support for […]