The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 11, July 1907 - April, 1908 Page: 41
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General Austin's Order Bookl for Campaign of 1885.
the division as soon as practicable after the heavy baggage is re-
E. Burleson Colo Comadant
S. F. Austin
Nov. 14, 1835.
Head Quarters Nov 15th 1835
To Col Burleson
Night before last Col Ugartachear left Bexar with one hundred
and fifty men to meet [an] expected Convoy on the Rio Grande
road. This Convoy must be intercepted. I have determined to
dispatch the Adjtant Genl with two hundred men tonight. You
will detail one hundred and twenty from your division and eighty
will be detailed from this to make up the two hundred. The de-
tachment from your division will be at the ,dam as early in the
afternoon as practicable to unite at that place with the other.
They will draw rations for three days at least also direct the Qt.
Master to send to the dam rations for the eighty men of this di-
vision who are to go.
This movement must be very prompt and not a moment must
be lost. Col. Johnson has orders to make all the arrangements
and lose no time.
S. F. Austin
Head Quarters 15th Nov 1835
Mill Station above Bexar
To Col Edwd. Burleson1
You will take command of a detachment to consist of from one
hundred to one hundred and thirty men which is destined to
march to the Leon and Madina In order that you may have a
full idea of the objects of this expedition I give you the following
information which has been received-
It is known positively that Col Ugartachea with a force of
Cavalry of from one hundred to two hundred men for the accounts
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