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Published by Printed by J.T. Towers in [Washington .
Written in English



  • Texas


  • Houston, Sam, 1793-1863.,
  • Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836.,
  • Texas -- History -- Republic, 1836-1846.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress
LC ClassificationsF390 .H855
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6530247M
LC Control Number11010274

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  Biography of Sam Houston. Creation Information. Bruce, Henry Context. This book is part of the collection entitled: Rare Book and Texana Collections and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. Samuel Houston, –, American frontier hero and statesman of Texas, b. near Lexington, Va. Early Life He moved (c) with his family to Tennessee and lived much of his youth with the Cherokee, by whom he was g () in the Creek campaign under Andrew Jackson, he was seriously wounded () while fighting bravely at the battle of Horseshoe . Without a doubt the author of this book attempted to deify Sam Houston by somewhat over-expanding his many virtues while down playing the negative aspects of the man's traits. To me Haley presented a much more accurate and candid portrait of Cited by: Samuel "Sam" Houston (March 2, – J ) represented the state of Tennessee in the United States House of Representatives, and was elected Governor of resigned the governorship in and lived with the Cherokee in the Arkansas Cherokee named him "Golanv" meaning "The Raven". In he moved to Coahuila y Tejas .

  Sam Houston (March 2, –J ) was an American frontiersman, soldier, and politician. As commander of the forces fighting for Texas’ independence, he routed the Mexican troops at the Battle of San Jacinto, which essentially won the his long career, he was a successful and effective statesman, serving as congressman and governor of . November The Texas Provisional Government, on the motion of Merriweather W. Smith, names Sam Houston a Major General in the Texas Army. January Houston addresses his troops at Goliad and orders Jim Bowie to return to San Antonio and blow up the Alamo. Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers recaptures this pivotal war that changed America forever, and sheds light on the tightrope all war heroes walk between courage and calculation. Thanks to Kilmeade’s storytelling, a new generation of readers will remember the Alamo—and recognize the lesser known heroes who snatched victory from the jaws of /5(K).   Sam Houston would lead again as a Texas State Senator and as governor of Texas No wonder they named a city after him In fact Sam Houston is the only person in US history to be the governor of two.

  Life After Death Experience (NDE) with Steve Gardipee, HISTORY OF TEXAS # SAM HOUSTON () National Hero 1st President of Texas # THE ALAMO - . Marquis James, Sam Houston's best-known biographer, quoted a Houston contemporary, a Miss Anne Hanna of Nashville, that "two classes of people pursued Sam Houston all his life--artists and women." Sam Houston's father died when he leaving nine children and a plan to move them westward.   Directed by Peter Levin. With Sam Elliott, Claudia Christian, Devon Ericson, Michael C. Gwynne. "From personal heartbreak to the epic fight for liberation, the glory of the Old West is captured in this grand life story of Sam Houston, the man whose bravery and vision led to the creation of Texas." -- from back of box/10(). Brother Morrow is a great-grandson of Sam Houston, and has contributed many Houston items to the Grand Lodge Library and Museum. He is a recognized authority on the life of General Houston. At the request of the then editor, Past Grand Master Duncan Howard, the article was prepared for The Texas Freemason, former publication of the Grand Lodge.