Researchers have uncovered artifacts from the battle, including cannonballs. With the artifacts plotted on a map, a pattern begins to emerge.
After the Republican victory at the Battle of Rosillo and Texans’ bold declaration of independence in April 1813, a Royalist commander from Veracruz decided to take charge of the situation.
Joe Arciniega recites the original Texas Declaration of Independence in English. Arciniega is a direct descendant of the men declaring independence in 1813.
The research team learns important facts while digging at the suspected site of the Republican camp the night before the Battle of Medina.
In the latest episode of “Finding Medina,” we examine early-1800s maps that might tell us where contemporaries believed the Battle of Medina occurred.
The research team takes to the air to look for the “canyon” chosen by the Republican army to later ambush the Royalist Army before the Battle of Medina.
Multiple accounts of the Battle of Medina relate the Republican army’s route to the battlefield differently or contradict each other on some material point.
The search team maps roads into San Antonio in 1813 and, with that, the line of Gen. Joaquín de Arredondo’s march on the morning of the Battle of Medina.
The post-action report of the Spanish Royalist commander gives us our first important clues for narrowing the Battle of Medina search area.
What can the three markers placed south of San Antonio in 1936, 2005, and 2013 tell us about where the Battle of Medina might have occurred?