Wednesday was the 185th anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto. While Texas declared independence from Mexico on March 2, 1836, freedom wasn’t secured until the Battle of San Jacinto. 

The famous battle occurred 46 days after the fall of the Alamo in the late afternoon of April 21, 1836. 

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