Texas Historical Documents

Texas Timeline - 1840

Texas Timeline Index

1840 March 19 Peace talks between the Comanches and the Texas government turn into a fight at the Council House in San Antonio.
1840 May 09 Sam Houston marries Margaret Lea.
1840 June 24 Col. Henry Karnes calls for a volunteer army to fight Indians, Mexicans and lawless elements on the frontier.
1840 August 12 The Battle of Plumb Creek near Lockhart sees the white man defeat the Comanche, pushing the Indians farther to the west.

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