The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 11, July 1907 - April, 1908 Page: 32
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32 Texas Historical Association Quarterly.
ordered to turn out the Officers, non Commissioned Officers and
men detailed from their respective Companies and have them
marched to the place where the guard parades precisely at nine
O-clock in the morning, and report them to the Adjutant.
The Adjutant of the Regiment is positively ordered to parade
the guard call the roll and deliver them to the officer of the day
precisely at nine O-clock in the morning.
He and the officers of the day will then report to the Adjutant
General, receive the countersign and instructions
He will then post the guard accompanied by the officers of the
He will then dismiss the old guard.
S. F. Austin
Warren D. C. Hall
Adjt. and Inspct Genl
October 27th, 1835.
Colonel James Bowie,
You will proceed with the first division of Captain Fannin's
company and others attached to that division and select the best
and most secure position that can be had on the river, as near
Bejar as practicable to encamp the army tonight, keeping in view
in the selection of this position pasturage and the security of the
horses, and the army from night attacks of the enemy.
You will also reconnoiter, so far as time and circumstances will
permit, the situation of the outskirts of the town, and the ap-
proaches to it, whether the houses have been destroyed on the
outside, so as to leave every approach exposed to the raking of
You will make your report with as little delay as possible, so AS
TO GIVE TIME TO THE ARMY TO MARCH AND TAKE UP ITS POSITION
'This order is copied in the Order Book in pencil.
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