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Battle of the Salado

  Texas Historical Markers
San Antonio, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 29' 21.5988", -98° 25' 6.9996"
    Texas State
Historical Marker
    The Battle of the Salado, decisive in Texas history, was fought here September 18, 1842. Col. Mathew Caldwell and Capt. John C. Hays, commanding a force of Texas volunteers, opposed the Mexican Army under General Adrian Woll that had captured San Antonio, and with the loss of only one man, checked the last Mexican invasion of Texas and thereby prevented the capture of Austin, capital of the . (1936)

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Battle of the Salado Historical Marker Location Map, San Antonio, Texas