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The Line In Sand



A very inspiring story of bravery and commitment is the battle of the Alamo on the day Col. Travis drew a line in the sand, asking the 200 defenders to cross and stand against Santa Anna would be death, but would give time for General Houston to gain the time he needed. 

Me? I would not know if this story to be true. Travis ordered me to deliver a message to General Houston, and his choice was not based on what he told me, "You are light agile and the fastest rider we have." "Mount your pony and let no man stand in your way." 

I resisted, overhearing Col. Travis and the other men talking about me, not wanting a sixteen year old boy to die with them. Travis pulled his pistol and ordered me, "Mount that horse or die where you stand."

I placed the letter inside my shirt deep and jerk the reins as my mount, jumped and cleared the wall of the Alamo, “Never looking back to see if my friends had come.”

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A very inspiring story of bravery and commitment is the battle of the Alamo on the day Col. Travis drew a line in the sand, asking the 200 defenders to cross and stand against Santa Anna would be death, but would give time for General Houston to gain the time he needed.


Me? I would not know if this story to be true. Travis ordered me to deliver a message to General Houston, and his choice was not based on what he told me, "You are light agile and the fastest rider we have."


"Mount your pony and let no man stand in your way."

I resisted, overhearing Col. Travis and the other men talking about me, not wanting a sixteen year old boy to die with them. Travis pulled his pistol and ordered me, "Mount that horse or die where you stand." I placed the letter inside my shirt deep and jerk the reins as my mount, jumped and cleared the wall of the Alamo, 

I often wonder about the stories of a ghost that still haunts downtown San Antonio store fronts, hotels and occasional watering holes, demanding to see General Houston with an urgent letter from Col. Travis?

In the United States, the phrase is most commonly associated with Texas history surrounding the Battle of the Alamo, as it is attributed to Colonel William Travis, commander of the Alamo defense forces.[3] In the waning days of the Battle (somewhere during March 3–5, 1836), with Mexican General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna having the Alamo completely surrounded, Santa Anna sent a messenger to Travis demanding surrender, or else everyone in the compound would be killed. According to the legend, Travis called the Alamo defenders together, explained that defeat was almost certain, and read the letter of surrender; Travis then (having chosen to die instead of surrender) reportedly pulled his battle sword, used it to draw a line in the ground of the Alamo, and asked for volunteers to cross over the line and join him, understanding their decision would be irreversible. The legend states that all but one of the defenders (including Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett) joined Travis on his side of the line; Moses Rose was the only defender choosing to leave the compound. Travis then responded to Santa Anna's letter with cannon fire, whereupon Santa Anna replied by playing El Deg├╝ello.

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  3. "Mount that horse or die where you stand." I placed the letter inside my shirt deep and jerk the reins as my mount, jumped and cleared the wall of the Alamo,
    “Never looking back to see if my friends had come.”

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  4. It Was Here The Indians Gave Me The Leather Pouch
    of Ordinary River Stones the Shaman Called
    Empirical Stones


    A very inspiring story of bravery and commitment is the battle of the Alamo on the day Col. Travis drew a line in the sand, asking the 200 defenders to cross and stand against Santa Anna would be death, but would give time for General Houston to gain the time he needed.


    Me? I would not know if this story to be true. Travis ordered me to deliver a message to General Houston, and his choice was not based on what he told me, "You are light agile and the fastest rider we have."


    "Mount your pony and let no man stand in your way."

    I resisted, overhearing Col. Travis and the other men talking about me, not wanting a sixteen year old boy to die with them. Travis pulled his pistol and ordered me, "Mount that horse or die where you stand." I placed the letter inside my shirt deep and jerk the reins as my mount, jumped and cleared the wall of the Alamo,
    “Never looking back to see if my friends had come.”

    ReplyDelete