José de Urrea

José de Urrea (March 19, 1797 – August 1, 1849) was a noted general for Mexico. He fought under General Antonio López de Santa Anna during the Texas Revolution. Urrea's forces were never defeated in battle during the Texas Revolution. His most notable success was that of the Goliad Campaign, in which James Fannin's 300 soldiers were surrounded and induced to capitulate under terms, but were massacred in Urrea's absence on the orders of Santa Anna.

Personal facts

Given name
Jose De
Family name
Urrea
Birth place
Mexico Tucson, Arizona
Death date
1849-08-01
Place of death
Mexico Mexico City
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