First Lithographs of the Alamo from Eyewitness Drawings
The Alamo images are drawn from illustrations by Edward Everett (1818-1903), who came to the United States in 1840 and served in the Mormon War and the Mexican-American War.
From Report of the Secretary of War, Communicating, in Compliance with a Resolution of the Senate, a Map showing the Operations of the Army of the United States in Texas and the Adjacent Mexican State on the Rio Grande; accompanied by Astronomical Observations, and Descriptive and Military Memoirs of the Country. March 1, 1849. Read. February 18, 1850. Ordered to be Printed, and that 250 Additional Copies be Printed for the use of the Topographical Bureau.