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El Quartel (El Cuartel)

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San Antonio, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 25' 6.0996", -98° 29' 13.9992"
    Texas State
Historical Marker
    Built in 1810, on Jan. 22, 1811, Captain Juan Bautista De Las Casas recruited forces here for first overthrow of Spanish rule in Texas by arresting Governor, and other high officials. On March 2, 1811, Juan Zambrano led counter revolutionary force, also recruited here, to overthrow Casas Regime, restore Spanish Rule. Early in 1813, province invaded by an Army of the North favoring independence from Spain, only to be reconquered that year. Quartel de San Antonio de Bexar apparently destroyed during Texas Revolution as the defenders chose to make their stand at .

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

El Quartel (El Cuartel) Historical Marker Location Map, San Antonio, Texas