The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 30, July 1926 - April, 1927 Page: 7
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Diary of a Texan Volunteer in the Mexican War
and clever folks-were treated like volunteers should be treated.
The company crossed the River to Camp Colorado where [we spent]
two days-The time was spent pleasantly to a degree-Lieut H-
deserted camp and took up Qrs for the time being with his
friends in Lagrange and was treated 'like a lord-spent the
evening with Miss C-a Pleasant and beautifull young lady-
had some fine music-and-spent the night with Jno McRin Dr
Rogers office-after taking a horn-
The 7th being Sunday-all attended divin Servise of course
and heard a good sermon-probably the last we will hear for
some time-Lieut attended Miss C-home and got a good dinner
for his gallantry-Spent the evening in town and the night at
8th. to day the Capt bot a waggon and team for use of Com-
pany and filled it full of good things-our Company was pro-
nounced by every one-particularly the ladies-to be not only
the best [in] order and in behavior but like wise the best looking
that has passed that way-JBP-fell desperately in love with a
pretty little blke eyed white gal-was with [her] all the time
and I think promised to return-her name E. S. the time in
camp was spent very pleasantly in swimming and bathing in the
9th. to day went 21 miles to Camp Oates-Guinn being very
sick all day-overtook the company this-10th morning Thence
on by J. K II place bot of Woody and crossed the La vacca and
nooned-the Levacca a beautifull little perairie stream the best
country I have seen-off the road 7 miles to "Camp Nogan"
(Greenwoods) 21 miles after supper several of us partook of a
delectable egg nogn [sic] which caused us all to be unusually
sentimental-on our return the Sentinel hailed us and we offered
him a drink as a watch word and passed on-and to bed we went-
11th. thence 15 miles-and nooned at a little creek-where
there is a grass meddow-10 miles this evening to Camp Wolf-
had flour doing's and egg fixins for supper [and] breakfast-mak-
ing 25 miles to day-
12th. 11 miles by some Dutch Settlement-thro an extensive
Perairie and crossed the Gaudaloope River and nooned-this coun-
try is unexceptionable tho immediately on the East it is not
good but the bottom is certainly very fine-Companies [of]
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 30, July 1926 - April, 1927, periodical, 1926; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117142/m1/15/: accessed July 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.