José de Urrea Military person

José de Urrea (March 19, 1797 – August 1, 1849) was a Mexican general. He fought under General Santa Anna'>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

José de Urrea
Birth dateMarch 19, 1796
Birth place
Date of deathAugust 01, 1848
Place of death
Mexico City , Mexico


Military person

military operations
Battle of Refugio
Battle of Agua Dulce
Battle of San Patricio
Battle of Coleto
military branch
Mexican Army
service start1807
service end1846

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