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3 ft. X 5 ft. Nyl-Glo Gonzales Come and Take It Flag


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The famous Battle of Gonzales flag from the Texas Revolution. Made of all-weather nylon and constructed for outdoor display with canvas heading and brass grommets. The flag has a white background with the Iconic image of a cannon and the words "Come and Take It". 3 ft. x 5 ft.

3 ft. X 5 ft. Nyl-Glo Gonzales Come and Take It Flag

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The Battle of Gonzales was the first military engagement of the Texas Revolution. It was fought near Gonzales, Texas, on October 2, 1835, between rebellious Texian settlers and a detachment of Mexican army troops. In 1831, Mexican authorities gave the settlers of Gonzales a small cannon to help protect them from frequent Comanche raids. Over the next four years, the political situation in Mexico deteriorated, and in 1835 several states revolted. The commander of all Mexican troops in Texas requested the return of the cannon. When the request was refused, Mexican troops were sent to retrieve the cannon. Up to 140 Texians gathered in Gonzales, all determined not to give up the cannon. The colonists initiated a fight and after several hours of firing, the Mexican soldiers withdrew. Although the skirmish had little military significance, it marked a clear break between the colonists and the Mexican government and is considered to have been the start of the Texas Revolution.

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SKU 2938
Brand Annin
Country of Origin USA
Instructions No
UPC 026427029387

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