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Notes and Documents

Francisco Guerrero was a lieutenant. Gutierrez to Shaler, November
23, 1812, included with Shaler to Monroe, March 13, 1813, Shaler
Papers.
Jose Bernardo Maximiliano Gutierrez de Lara-see note 29.
Jos6 Ignacio y Barva was a native of Nacogdoches who deserted the
republican army on November 12, during the siege of La Bahia, and
later deserted the Spanish. He arrived back in Nacogdoches prior to
March 1, 1813. Unknown to Sibley, March 1, 1813, Garrett, "Sibley
Letters," Southwestern Historical Quarterly, XLIX, 422-423.
Miguel (Magill) Menchaca (Monchaca, Manchaca, Manshack) -
see note lo9.
Jose Maria Mona (Moro) had an army career similar to that of
Ignacio y Barva, above.
Muisquiz commanded a squadron of Mexican cavalry at the Medina
and betrayed the weakness of the Americans to Arredondo, though
Arredondo makes no mention of this in his report. Gulick and others,
Lamar Papers, I, 283; Hatcher, "Arredondo's Report of the Battle of
the Medina," Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, XI,
220-236.
Georgio Ortega was an ensign. Gutierrez to Shaler, November 23,
1812, included with Shaler to Monroe, March 13, 1813, Shaler Papers.
Juan de Dios Perez was arrested in 1819 by Governor Martinez as
a fugitive from the capitol since the revolution. Taylor, Letters of
Antonio Martinez, 286.
Pedro Prado was assistant to Delgado in the murder of the Spanish
officers. Castafieda, Catholic Heritage, VI, 99.
Pedro Procela was a captain. Gutierrez to Shaler, November 23,
1812, included with Shaler to Monroe, March 13, 1813, Shaler Papers.
He fled to the United States, alias Pedro Chino, and returned to San
Antonio under the general amnesty, was jailed by Governor Martinez
and escaped with half a dozen others. Taylor, Letters of Antonio
Martinez, 44-65.
Pablo Rodriguez was a native of San Antonio who served in a
company of scouts. Woolford, The San Antonio Story, 34.
Jose Francisco Ruiz was born in San Fernando de Bexar on January
29, 1783. He married Josepha Hernandez on March 18, 1804, by whom
he had one daughter. Probably he was the Ruiz who was commandant
of the troops of the Alamo and was associated with Delgado in the
murder of the Spanish officers (see note lo5). After the Battle of
the Medina, he fled to the United States with Juan Martin Veramendi.
He remained there until 1822, then returned to Texas and served as
an officer in the Mexican army. He was appointed commandant at
Nacogdoches. He represented Bexar at the Convention of 1836 and
signed the Texas Declaration of Independence. He was a member of
the first Senate of the Republic of Texas and died at San Antonio on

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