Flintlock Pistol
Famed for their accuracy, the flintlock pistol exhibited the clean, uncluttered lines of their rifle cousins. This reproduction Tower flintlock was used in the 2005 Alamo movie.

Who was your great uncle 3 times removed?  Find out at Genealogypalooza! .Do you Tweet? Follow @SaveTXHistory. New exhibit - Alamo Origins:The Birth of Spanish Texas


Brigido Guerrero, a Tejano, was the only combatant known to survive the Alamo, doing so by telling Mexican soldiers he was a prisoner. After the battle, Guerrero lived near the Alamo and received a pension based on participation in the siege of Bexar and the battle of Battle of Conception.
"Aurora Aliens"
April 17, 1897