Hispanic Texan Heroes
Hispanic Texan Patriots in the Struggle for Independence
How many of you ever heard of Colonel Juan Nepemucene Seguin? Does his name sound familiar? It ought to: yes, the city of Seguin, Texas was named for this hero of the Texas revolution. Excerpt from Texas history:
“As a proportion of the population, the active participation of Hispanic native and immigrant residents in the struggle for independence of Texas from Spain and Mexico was equal to or greater in specific battles than that of resident immigrants from the United States of the North” – Don Guillermo, historian, Sons of DeWitt Colony Texas
Learn more about Texas Hispanic revolutionary hero and former mayor of San Antonio, Texas from Texas State Archives: Juan Nepomuceno Seguín.
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