The famous battle flag from that Gonzales conflict has become a hallmark of Texas pride, with its “Come And Take It” message one of Texas’ most-defining. It is the first flag used in the Texas Revolution and close to 200 years later it shows no signs of going away.
The Battle of Gonzales centered on American colonists in that town who were refusing to give back a cannon back to Mexican soldiers that they had received in 1831, to fend off Natives in the area. The cannon’s new intention was to defend themselves from Mexican General Antonio López de Santa Anna’s increasingly aggressive actions against the colonists. Being based in Texas, Relentless Defender is proud to offer a Come and Take It hat as well.