Simón de Herrera

Spanish governor Simón de Herrera

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San Antonio

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  • 1813
    Age 59
    Died in 1813.
  • 1812
    Age 58
    Salcedo and Herrera were confronted by the Gutiérrez–Magee Expedition, a filibuster that captured Nacogdoches and La Bahía in November 1812.
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  • 1811
    Age 57
    In July 1811, Herrera returned to San Antonio as ad interim governor.
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    During the rebellion led by Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Herrera was imprisoned in 1811, during the Casas Revolt in San Antonio.
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  • 1806
    Age 52
    After 1806 Herrera devoted his time in improving the defenses of Texas.
    In November 1806, Herrera and Wilkinson settled on the Neutral Ground agreement (which was honored until the Adams–Onís Treaty of 1819).
    Commissioned as commandant of the Louisiana frontier, he traveled to San Antonio on May 31, 1806.
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  • 1797
    Age 43
    He successfully lead his command against large raiding parties of Apaches and Comanches in 1797.
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  • 1795
    Age 41
    On April 7, 1795, he assumed political and military governorship of Nuevo León.
  • 1788
    Age 34
    He performed military services from 1788 to 1794 in Colotlán and Guadalajara, in Nueva Galicia, and afterwards took on a military leadership role in Nuevo León.
  • 1782
    Age 28
    In 1782, he fought under the command of Bernardo de Gálvez at Guárico, Venezuela, and became acquainted with George Washington.
  • 1781
    Age 27
    In Spain, he served as special courier to France and participated in the Great Siege of Gibraltar until 1781.
  • 1776
    Age 22
    In 1776, he served in South American ventures capturing Portuguese (now Brazilian) towns and ports.
  • 1769
    Age 15
    On August 2, 1769, at the age of 15, he had already reached the rank of captain of militia.
  • 1754
    Age 0
    Born in the Canary Islands in 1754, Simón de Herrera started his military career at the early age of nine, joining the Guimar Militia as sub-lieutenant on September 12, 1763.
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