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10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Alamo

John Wayne didn’t have everything exactly right.

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“Remember the Alamo!’ is one of the most recognizable mottos in American and Texas history. But how much is accurately remembered about the Alamo? How much is “misremembered?” Let’s take a quick peek at some things that may, or may not have happened there.

1: The Confederacy used the Alamo during the…




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