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Jose de Urrea

Born: Mar 19, 1797

Death: Aug 1, 1849

Birthplace: Tucson

Nationality: United States

Jose de Urrea

Date of Birth : Mar 19, 1797
Date of Death : Aug 1, 1849
Birth Place : Tucson

Jose de Urrea was a Mexican general. He fought under General Antonio Lopez 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. Urrea also fought in the Mexican-American War.

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