The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 11, July 1907 - April, 1908 Page: 18
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Texas Historical Association Quarterly.
Inspector Genl. Asst. Adjt. Genl. D B. Macomb Colo. John H.
Moore, Lieut. Colo. Burleson, Majr Wm H. Wharton, Judge Ad-
vocate Majr Alexr. Somervill Captn Fanning, Captn. Coleman,
Captn. I Hall Capt Goheen, Capt. Alley Captn. R. Jones, Captn.
Robison Lieut. Arrington.
The object of the Call of a Council of War being explained by
the Commander in chief to be to submit in the first place to the
Decision of the Court the propriety of a further halt at this point,
to wait for reinforcements that are expected to join the Army
within a few days, so as to Secure a greater force for future opera-
The Question being put by the Commander in chief whether the
halt till the reinforcements come up, should be made, the same
was decided unanimously in the afirmative.
It was then proposed by the Commander in chief to hold a Com-
munication with the Commandant at Bejar Genl Martin P. de Cos,
stating to him the grounds upon which the people of Texas have
taken up arms at the present moment and the terms upon which
they are willing to lay them down and the following communica-
tion being read and submitted, it was adopted as fit and proper
to be made, by sending in a flag, after the receipt of suitable guar-
antees for its security.
S,. F. Austin
Head Quarters Camp Sivolo Octr. 19, 1835
At a Council of war held here, consisting of Genl S F Austin
Commander in chief, Colo. Warren D. C. Hall Adjutant Genl.
Wm H Jack Brigade Inspector, Colo. D B McComb Asst. Adjt.
Genl. Colo. John H. Moore Lieut. Colo. Burleson, Majr Wm H
Wharton, Judge Advocate, Majr. Alexr. Somerville Captn. Fan-
ning, Captn. I Hall Capt Goheen, Captn. Ebberly, Capt. Coleman,
Captn. Robison, Captn. Martin, Captn. Alley and Lieut. Travis.
On the proposition of the Cornm. in chief, to rescind the resolution
of yesterday, for a further halt at this point, for reasons resulting
from information received last evening-the information being
communicated to the Council and being received as satisfactory in
support of the proposition, it was carried unanimously, and the res-
olution accordingly rescinded, leaving it discretionary with the
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Texas State Historical Association. The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 11, July 1907 - April, 1908, periodical, 1908; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101045/m1/22/: accessed August 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.