NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – You could own a piece of San Antonio history as Alamo battle relics and Republic of Texas documents go up for auction Saturday.
The live auction will take place at 10 a.m. at the Burley Auction Gallery located at 134 Debora Dr. in New Braunfels.
Items up for auction include “Alamo battlefield relics such as cannonballs, lance tips, bullets and other items unearthed during the 2008 excavation project just outside the Alamo’s north wall, at which some of the most intense battles took place,” according to a press release.
Anyone unable to attend the auction will still be able to bid live online or through phone and absentee bidding.
The auction also features historic items from Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard, Confederate General in the Civil War, including family photographs and portraits, a letter about a cholera outbreak, documents, signatures and books, according to the release.[read full article]