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REAL-TIME INTELLIGENCE. Smart bombs. Remote-control aircraft. These are tools of modern warfare. But at San Jacinto, Texian and Mexican soldiers used weapons of the old school — gripping wood and iron as they held the gaze of the enemy’s eyes.

From blades to bullets, learn about the weapons that stretched America’s borders to the Pacific Ocean, fueled America’s arrival on the world stage — and redefined our culture.

Do you have something that belongs in a museum? Learn where to go for an appraisal, or how to donate it to our collection.

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