Gone to Texas - the phrase was often written on the doors of abandoned houses or posted as a sign on fences. Gone to Texas (often abbreviated GTT), was a phrase used by Americans immigrating to Texas in the century.
Interest: The Texas Revolution: October Texas wins the battle of Goliad. The Texans win the battle and force the soldiers to leave, allowing the Texans to take thousands of dollars worth of food and supplies.
Differences between the Texas colonists and Mexican officials developed over a long time, but the major military clashes of the Texas Revolution occurred in less than a year and were fought in a relatively small geographic area.