How long did the Battle of the Alamo last?

Answer The Battle of the Alamo began on February 23, 1836, when Santa Ana's troops first arrived in San Antonio. The Mexican forces then launched a siege of the Alamo, a former mission in the city. The Me... Read More »

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What flag was flying over the Alamo at the battle?

Any of several different flags may have been flown over the Alamo at the battle. The only probable flag that remains is the New Orleans Greys company flag, reading "First Company of Texan Volunteer... Read More »

How long did it take to storm the Alamo?

It took 13 days to storm the Alamo. The first day of the siege was Feb. 23, 1836. Mexican forces under Gen. Antonio López de Santa Anna overran the defenders on March 6, 1836.References:Daughters ... Read More »

How long did it take to build the Alamo?

Construction on the Convento, also known as the Long Barrack, and the church of the Alamo occurred at different times. Construction of the Convento began in 1724 and was finished in 1744, when work... Read More »

How long will Alamo hold a car?

According to the Alamo customer service department, a rental location will hold a car for up to six hours if the rental has not been prepaid. If the reservation is prepaid, staff will hold the vehi... Read More »