The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 70, July 1966 - April, 1967 Page: 280
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afterthought. In a letter to Johnston written four days earlier he
had made no mention of the ceremony.' Thus, it is possible that
in his old age Seguin honestly forgot the details of the burial.
Whatever his reasons, his letter to Johnston of March 13, 1837,
substantiates the story in the Telegraph and Texas Register of
March 28, 1837: the ashes of the Alamo heroes which were still
extant on February 25, 1837, were buried on that day in an un-
marked grave near the Alamo. The exact place seems destined to
remain one of the many unsolved mysteries of the Alamo.
8eJohn N. Seguin to Albert Sidney Johnston, March g, 1837, Mrs. Mason Barret
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