The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 11, July 1907 - April, 1908 Page: 13
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General Austin's Order Book for Campaign of 1835.
horse, and in case of his not having one, he must have a hobbling
string tied on.
3d. Each Captain will detail, daily, one man for every ten, to
take charge of the horses, of his Company, in case of alarm, when
mounted and drive them to the center and deliver them to the
guard; after performing which service, they will return to their
4th. Each Batallion will be divided by the Field officers of the
Regiment into two Divisions, as nearly equal as possible, and re-
port the same to the Adjutant General stating the strength of each
(Signed) S F. Austin
Wm [sic] D. C. Hall, Commander in chief
Adjt. and Inspr. Genrl.
Head Quarters Civola
Octr 17, 1835
I wish you to permit your mill to grind meal for the Troops to
be sent out here with as little delay as possible. This measure is
indispensable-it must be done. You can hire [some one] to at-
tend the mill or a person will be detailed to do it and the mill
placed under his charge
(Signed) S F Austin
Comr in chief
Camp on the Civola Octr. 16
9 oClock p m
This day the army occupied this position on the left bank of
the Civolo where it will remain until the reinforcements from
the red Lands and others join. I have dispatched this Express
to inform the troops who are on the road of this, and to hurry
them on by forced marches.
The spies have discovered the trail of a Detachment of about one
hundred of the enemy's cavalry about ten miles beyond this. There
is no doubt the enemy are informed of the movement of the army.
S F Austin
To the Committee of Safety,
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