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Francisca Alvarez the Angel of Goliad by Tracie Egan

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Published by Rosen Central Primary Source in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Texas,
  • Goliad,
  • Mexico,
  • Texas.

Subjects:

  • Alavez, Francisca -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Alavez, Francisca.,
  • Goliad Massacre, Goliad, Tex., 1836 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Women heroes -- Texas -- Goliad -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Women -- Mexico -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Goliad Massacre, Goliad, Tex., 1836.,
  • Heroes.,
  • Mexicans -- Texas.,
  • Women -- Biography.,
  • Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836.

Book details:

About the Edition

Profiles a Mexican woman who saved more than twenty Texan rebels taken prisoner during the Texas Revolution from being shot under General Santa Anna"s orders.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementTracie Egan.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
SeriesPrimary sources of famous people in American history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF390.A35 E35 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3577495M
ISBN 100823941094, 0823941817
LC Control Number2002153973

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Francisca Alvarez: El Angel de Goliad (Grandes Personajes en la Historia de los Estados Unidos) (Spanish Edition) (Spanish) Paperback – January 1, by Tracie Egan (Author) › Visit Amazon's Tracie Egan Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Author: Tracie Egan. Francisca Alvarez book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is the story of the Angel of Goliad. Her name was Francisca Alvarez. Francisca Alvarez: The Angel of Goliad (Famous People in American History) Library Binding – June 1, by Tracie Egan (Author) › Visit Amazon's Tracie Egan Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? 3/5(1). During the Mexican-American War of , Francisca Alvarez saved the lives of many American soldiers captured by Santa Ana s forces. Using primary source images to explore Alvarez life, this moving account explains how under standing orders from General Santa Ana all captured American soldiers were to be shot. Francisca Alvarez, known as "The Angel of Goliad," intervened .

Francisca Alvarez: the Angel of Goliad. [Tracie Egan] -- Profiles a Mexican woman who saved more than twenty Texan rebels taken prisoner during the Texas Revolution from being shot under General Santa Anna's orders. Francita Alavez, the "Angel of Goliad," accompanied Capt. Telesforo Alavez to Texas in March Her first name is variously given as Francita, Francisca, Panchita, or Pancheta, and her surname as Alavez, Alvárez, or Alevesco. Her real surname and place of birth are not known. Francisca Alvarez Elementary School Gumwood, McAllen, TX Phone: Fax: Powered by Edlio Please note: McAllen ISD student, teacher, alumni and staff photos are on-going and will be updated at least twice a year to showcase multiple campuses and the McAllen community at large. Francita Alavez (c. – c. ) was known as the "Angel of Goliad," for saving the lives of Texas prisoners of war in the " Goliad Massacre " and at Copano and Victoria, Texas, by interceding on their behalf and persuading the help of Mexican officials. Her husband Alavez led the Mexicans. [ citation needed ] 1 Early life.

Gerard Alvarez III of Corpus Christi contacted the author and related "I was born in Kingsville in , I am proud to say, the great-grandson of Matias Alvarez and fifth generation descendant of Dona Francisca 'Panchita' Alavez".   The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages 1 Review During the Mexican-American War of , Francisca Alvarez saved the lives of many American soldiers 5/5(1). Francisco Álvares (c. in Coimbra – ~, Rome) was a Portuguese missionary and he traveled to Ethiopia as part of the Portuguese embassy to emperor Lebna Dengel accompanied by returning Ethiopian ambassador embassy arrived only in to Ethiopia where he joined long sought Portuguese envoy Pêro da Covilhã. Born: c. , Coimbra, Kingdom of Portugal. Francisca Álvarez has books on Goodreads.