Dawson Massacre

The Dawson Massacre, also called the Dawson Expedition, was an incident in which 36 Texian militiamen were killed by Mexican soldiers on September 17, 1842The Mier Expedition by George Lord near San Antonio de Bexar (now the U.S. city of San Antonio, Texas). The event occurred during the Battle of Salado Creek, which ended with a Texan victory.

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