Goliad Day Trips

Weekend Getaways, Road Trips and Day Trips Near Goliad

The Goliad Massacre, the tragic termination of the Goliad Campaign of 1836 , is of all the episodes of the Texas Revolution the most infamous. Though not as salient as the battle of the Alamo , the massacre immeasurably garnered support for the cause against Mexico both within Texas and in the United States, thus contributing greatly to the Texan victory at the battle of San Jacinto and sustaining the independence of the Republic of Texas. The execution of James W. Fannin, Jr. 's command in the Goliad Massacre was not without precedent, however, and Mexican president and general Antonio L?pez | Read More About Goliad