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1789, Jul 11817, Nov 11
a Spanish lawyer and army officer, who later became a Mexican revolutionary figure. Mina started the resistance war, a period of the Mexican War of Independence. On May 24 of 1817, Mina left his base with 300 men, moving to several villages on his way to Fuerte del Sombrero, a fortification defended by Pedro Moreno. General Mina published a letter stating that he was fighting the King's tyranny and not the Spanish empire.
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04/06/1817-Privateer Louis-Michel Aury, General Francisco Javier Mina, and Colonel Henry Perry sail from Galveston to raid Soto La Marina in Mexico
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