López de Santa Anna rode double into Sam Houston’s camp on the horse of Joel Walter Robison, a soldier in most of the revolutionary battles and later a member of the Texas House of Representatives from Fayette County.
Santa Anna, in exile at the time, persuaded the Americans to allow him back into Mexico to negotiate a peace. Once there, he assumed command of the Mexican army and fought the invaders. American military strength (and Santa Anna’s tactical incompetence) carried the day and Mexico was defeated.
Antonio López de Santa Anna, in full Antonio López de Santa Anna Pérez de Lebrón, (born February 21, 1794, Jalapa, Mexico—died June 21, 1876, Mexico City), army officer and statesman who was the storm centre of Mexico’s politics during such events as …
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When Santa Anna arrived in New York City in May 1866, however, he learned that he had been duped. After spending years on Staten Island, Santa Anna returned to Mexico shortly before his death in 1876.
Santa Anna was born in Jalapa, Veracruz, in 1794, the son of a wealthy Spanish colonial family. At an early age, Santa Anna showed no interest in schooln or working in the lucritive merchantile industry. When Santa Anna turned 16, he dropped out of the merchantile business and joined the Vera Cruz Infantry regiment.
SANTA ANNA, ANTONIO LÓPEZ DE (1794–1876). Antonio López de Santa Anna Pérez de Lebrón, soldier and five-time president of Mexico, was born at Jalapa, Vera Cruz, on February 21, 1794, the son of Antonio López de Santa Anna and Manuela Pérez de Lebrón.
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