In order to feed his troops, Glvez sent an emissary, Francisco Garca, with a letter to Texas Governor Domingo Cabello requesting and authorizing the very first official cattle drive out of Texas.
D Dorinda Moreno Rafael Ojeda ngel Custodio Rebollo Tony Santiago John P. On all these ranches grazed uncounted tens of thousands of head of Texas longhorn cattle.
Mimi Lozano, Editor Mercy Bautista Olvera Roberto Calderon, Ph, D. During the remainder of the American Revolution1779, 1780, 1781, and 1782some ten to fifteen thousand head of Texas cattle were rounded up on the ranches between Bxar and La Baha and were trailed overland into Louisiana.
Garca arrived in San Antonio de Bxar on June 20, 1779, and by August, two thousand head of Texas cattle, gathered from the ranches of the missions and individuals in the San Antonio River Valley, were on their way to Glvezs forces in Louisiana.
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As a young lieutenant, Glvez was stationed in Chihuahua, where he led Spanish troops in a campaign against Apaches, once going as far as the Pecos River.
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Acua Yasmin Anwar Roy Archuleta Dan Arellano Virginia Avina Lara Gill Corinne Joy Brown Bruce Buonaura Jaime Cader Eddie Caldern, Ph. Among these ranches was the Rancho de la Mora, a huge ranch just south of present Falls City, Texas, which belonged to the Mission San Antonio de Valeronow called THE ALAMO. While there, he learned of the great herds of cattle in the San Antonio River Valley in the Spanish Province of Texas, which was filled out with ranches belonging to the missions of Bexar and La Baha (now called Goliad) and to private individuals.