Fortress of San Antonio de Valero
Plan of the Alamo, drawn by Colonel JoséJuan Sanchez-Navarro, showing the
Military Operations brought about on the 6th of March, 1836.

Fortress of San Antonio de Valero, commonly called the Alamo: it was abandoned by the Mexican troops for lack of resources after 55 days of forceful siege, December 13,1835; it was taken by assault, by the same [troops], March 6, 1836, and they destroyed it the 22nd of May of the same year.