A Brave Boy & a Good Soldier : John C.C. Hill & the Texas Expedition to Mier

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Shortly before his fourteenth birthday, John Hill left with his father and brother to join the ill-fated expedition against Mexico. The story of John's capture and subsequent adoption by Santa Anna is one of the most interesting stories to come out of this period of Texas history. (Middle School (6-8); High School (9-12))

TRC audience: 
High School (9-12)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1800-1865)
Art of the West
Texas History
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