Come and Take It is a talk show about Texas, by Texans. Three friends born and raised in Texas share their views on the state’s history, culture, and just what it means to be Texan.
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The story of Texas Independence is almost always told from the perspective of the victorious Texans. Comparatively few academic studies have looked at the experience of the other side of the conflict. However, in some ways, the experience of the Mexican armies in Texas is as revealing to the story of Texas’ independence as that of Sam Houston’s army. Today we take a look at the story of El Mar De Lodo, the Sea of Mud.
Before we begin… What’s your favorite taco you’ve ever eaten in Texas?
- Sea of Mud: The Retreat of the Mexican Army after San Jacinto, An Archeological Investigation by Dr. Gregg Dimmick, the fascinating story that inspired this episode.
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