Texas Landmarks and Legacies - Today in Texas History
Vol 8, No 284 October 11, 1835 Sunday Evening
Military Desk
Texas forces at Gonzales under new Command
GONZALES Click Here to follow "Revolution" back in Time (1835) Click Here to follow "Revolution" forward in Time  On this date in 1835, Stephen F Austin took command of the Texas forces at Gonzales. By the next day, John H Moore is elected Colonel, Edward Burleson, Lieutenant Colonel, and Alexander Somevell, Major.